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Paltering

  • By: Thomas M. Kelley
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

A lie involves three components: intent, literal meaning, and effect. A liar (1) presents factually incorrect information with the intent to deceive, (2) communicates information that is literally untrue, and (3) produces the effect of having the listener believe that the ...

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