Untruths told to children can elicit their compliance in the short term, but are associated with detrimental effects when the child becomes an adult, research led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) suggests[1]. The research team asked 379 Singaporean young adults whether their parents lied to them when they were children, how much they… Read more

Even the best poker players have “tells” that give away when they’re bluffing. Scientists who commit fraud have similar, but more subtle, tells. Now researchers say they have cracked the writing patterns of scientists who attempt to pass along falsified data. The findings could eventually help identify shady research before it’s published. There is a… Read more