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Deception Motives

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

While lying is pervasive in our society, people rarely engage in deception when the truth would be acceptable. The reason for this is simple: Telling the truth is easier because it requires no explanation. Lying, on the other hand, requires justification, ...

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