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8:59 AM | February 21, 2013
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They're too young to need to fib about lipstick on their collar or even their unfinished homework but a new study finds the majority of three-year-olds are already practising liars. Deception in very young children has been documented before, but this is the first time it has been systematically tested in a laboratory. Angela Evans and Kang Lee tested 65 two- and three-year-olds (28 girls) individually in a quiet room, part of which involved them being told not to peek at a toy. Despite this […]

Evans, A. & Lee, K. (2013). Emergence of Lying in Very Young Children., Developmental Psychology, DOI:

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