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Let’s Lie Together: Co-Presence Effects on Children’s Deceptive Skills

  title={Let’s Lie Together: Co-Presence Effects on Children’s Deceptive Skills},
  author={M. Swerts},
A person's expressive behavior is different in situations where he or she is alone, or where an additional person is present. This study looks at the extent to which such physical co-presence effects have an impact on a child's ability to deceive. Using an experimental digitized puppet show, truthful and deceptive utterances were elicited from children who were interacting with two story characters. The children were sitting alone, or as a couple together with another child. A first perception… Expand
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