When you were young, maybe a parent immediately spotted a deception from your fidgety fingers, or a downward gaze. Perhaps as an adult, you’ve looked for the same signals in another person, but genuinely could not tell if that person was lying. Neuroscientists at University College in London discovered that infrequent liars experience greater emotional responses when they tell a lie. People who lie more regularly don’t experience such negative emotions. The more you lie, the easier it becomes. When you fidgeted and looked at the floor as a child, your behavior demonstrated how uncomfortable your deception made you feel.
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