How small lies escalate

28 October 2016
Presented by Kerstin Göpfrich.

White lies are widely accepted as an integral part of our everyday lives. And yet history has taught us how a series of small transgressions can snowball with detrimental outcomes. But can we really get desensitised to lying, and if so, what happens in our brains? Tali Sharot from University College London answered this question in her new study and Kerstin Göpfrich wanted to know more about it...

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