Why kids lie: how parents can encourage truthfulness

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Scribner, Sep 1, 1989 - Family & Relationships - 206 pages
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For parents who find themselves wondering if their children are lying, Paul Ekman now gives them a way to find out and to promote truthfulness in their young ones. Explains the psychology of lying and introduces new research on the topic of cheating.

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Review: Why Kids Lie: How Parents Can Encourage Truthfulness

User Review  - Bridgett Gonzalez - Goodreads

A clear and honest discussion why kids lie or rather, why we as people lie. With that being said, its hard to think that we can prevent lying in anyone for any and in all situations. We have to honest and understand "lying". Not judge it. Read full review

Review: Why Kids Lie: How Parents Can Encourage Truthfulness

User Review  - Jake - Goodreads

There are quite a few jewels (mostly toward the beginning), but the poor structure and the including of three different authors destroy both consistency and conciseness. Read full review


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Why Some Kids Lie More Than Others
CHAPTERS Lying at Different Ages

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About the author (1989)

Paul Ekman, director of Paul Ekman Group, is the author of Emotions Revealed, Emotional Awareness (coauthored with the Dalai Lama), and twelve other books. The FOX series Lie to Me is based on his research. A professor emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco, he lives in the Bay area.

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