I’d be lying if I said the dumbbell in the picture weighed 80kg…
According to studies 40% of adults have said they tell a lie at least once per day and lies can vary from being small and questionable to big and can lead to life changing situations. Lying itself is actually quite a complex procedure even though it seems to be easily achieved.
Lying involves suppressing truthful information and suppressing or rejecting a default response will increase response time
There can be costs associated with choosing to tell the truth, just as there can be with choosing to lie
Lying often requires more choice in generating a response than telling the truth. There is typically only one truth but there are many possible lie options. Making a choice about which lie to use is a difficult job and contributes to the longer time needed to tell a lie
“The first step towards change is awareness, the second step is acceptance.”