Lying and deception in everyday life /

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Imprint:New York : Guilford Press, c1993.
Description:x, 221 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Truthfulness and falsehood
Truthfulness and falsehood.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Lewis, Michael, 1937 January 10-
Saarni, Carolyn
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Deceit and Illusion in Human Affairs
  • 2. What a Tangled Web: Deception and Self-Deception in Philosophy
  • 3. Animals as Liars: The Human Face of Nonhuman Duplicity
  • 4. The Development of Deception
  • 5. The Socialization of Emotional Dissemblance
  • 6. Sex Differences in Lying: How Women and Men Deal with the Dilemma of Deceit
  • 7. Looking at Oneself in a Rose-Colored Mirror: The Role of Excuses in the Negotiation of a Personal Reality
  • 8. Lying to Yourself: The Enigma of Self-Deception
  • 9. Lies that Fail
  • 10. Understanding Malingering: Motivation, Method, and Detection