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Key Vocabulary

Lies
Mentiras
Manipulate
Manipular
Malice
Malicia
Deceive
Engañar
Truth
Verdad

The Science Behind Deception

Learn what science says about lying.

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The Science Behind Deception

Learn what science says about lying.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

Scientists believe that lying is part of human nature. Lying develops between the ages of two and five along with theory of mind, which is the ability to imagine what other people are thinking.
According to scientists, lies would have helped our ancestors who competed for resources to manipulate others without resorting to physical force.

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