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Is It Easier to Lie While Wearing a Mask?

Experts agree that masks may make it harder to detect deception in liars, but they’re more likely to increase our paranoia about dishonesty than anything else

The Media’s Obsession With Fact-Checking Is Pointless and Dumb

If that’s how you’re going to respond to Trump’s mountain of bullshit, don’t bother

Three Men Who All Told Very Different Lies On Their Resumes (and Still Got the Job)

‘Honestly, nobody really calls and checks up — they don’t really look into it, I guess they’re lazy’

The Oft-Dismissed Polygraph Test Is Finding New Life in the Age of #MeToo

They're debunked by science and largely inadmissible in court, but polygraph testers insist that they're still legit — and highly relevant to conflicts involving sexual assault and harassment

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