Lying & Infidelity in the News

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Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Big Lies, Little Lies and the Tooth Fairy
Article on parents dealing with their children’s lies (New York Times).

Saturday, 14 February 2009

The Voice was Lying, the Face May Have Told the Truth
Article on using facial expressions to detect deception (New York Times).

Wednesday, 03 December 2008

Your Lying, Cheating, Stealing Teens
Research shows that teenagers are lying more than before (New York Times).

Thursday, 27 November 2008

The Young and the Restless
New research shows that infidelity is on the rise among those in their 20s (Wall Street Journal).

Saturday, 15 November 2008

Second Life Infidelity Is a Real Mess
Article discussing the problems of virtual infidelity (

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

Changing Landscape of Infidelity...
Research suggests that women and men are becoming more similar in terms of infidelity and cheating (New York Times).

Monday, 15 September 2008

How Our Brains Keep Us From Straying
Article on the psychology of being faithful to a partner (Los Angeles Times).

Friday, 15 August 2008

Signs of Financial Infidelity
Most common signs of financial infidelity in a marriage (CNBC).

Sunday, 08 June 2008

Why Adultery Can Help Save a Marriage
Interview with a therapist who argues that infidelity should be viewed with more sympathy and understanding (The Guardian).

Sunday, 01 June 2008

Understanding and Avoiding Financial Infidelity
How couples try to conceal purchases from each other (Los Angeles Times).

Thursday, 29 May 2008

Love, Lies and Bank Accounts
Story about dealing with financial secrets in romantic relationships (US News and World Report).

Wednesday, 07 May 2008

Embellishments the Same as Lying?
Exaggerating one’s accomplishments does not produce the same emotional reactions as lying to cover one’s misdeeds (International Herald Tribune).

Tuesday, 02 October 2007

Born to Stray
Attachment and love styles are linked to infidelity (The Age).

Sunday, 07 January 2007

Babies Not As Innocent As They Pretend
News story about the ways in which infants mislead their parents (Telegraph).

Monday, 27 November 2006

An Online Cheating Extortion Attempt
A woman threats to expose a Pepsi executive’s online activities (Smoking Gun).

Friday, 05 May 2006

Facing Up To Lies
Micro Expressions reveal people’s true emotions, but they mostly go undetected by others (ScienceDaily).

Tuesday, 17 January 2006

For the Birds
Talking parrot reveals an affair (BBC News).

Thursday, 12 February 2004

The Science of Love
Great article on the science of falling in love (Economist).

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