Why do people lie?

While everybody lies, few are actually aware of why they do it and how destructive it can be. The answer to the question "Why do people lie?" essentially depends on the motivations of the liar.

May 24

Categories: Infidelity, Self-Esteem, Trust Issues


Surprisingly, This Type of People Are More Trusting

Trust is an important part of human relationships. Yet, many of us may deem trusting people to be naïve and susceptible to deceit by others. New research has shown that there is a specific group of people that is more inclined to trust others.

Apr 3

Categories: Trust Issues


The Truth about Lying

In his Fred Kavli Keynote Address at the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago, Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, explains the science behind dishonesty. Through his many experiments ...

Aug 25

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Relationships & ...


Stop Explaining Yourself

"What if you just told her No, without explaining why?" my therapist interrupted.

Jun 4

Categories: Emotional Intelligence, Trust Issues


Can you trust yourself?

New experiences can sometimes alter past memories.

Apr 13

Categories: Self-Doubt, Trust Issues


Intelligent people are more likely to trust others

Intelligent people are more likely to trust others, while those who score lower on measures of intelligence are less likely to do so, says a new study. Oxford University researchers based their finding on an analysis of the General Social Survey, a ...

Mar 18

Categories: Trust Issues


New study shows trustworthy people are perceived to look similar to ...

When a person is deemed trustworthy, we perceive that person's face to be more similar to our own, according to a new study published in Psychological Science. A team of scientists from the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway University, ...

Nov 13

Categories: Trust Issues

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