Children and Lying
reviews all the existing scientific evidence in order to present a coherent picture of the development of lying.
- Uses a unifying framework in order to integrate existing evidence
- Investigates four main issues: children's concept of lying, their moral judgments of lying, the development of lie-detection abilities, and children's lie-telling behavior in various contexts
- Explores the applications of research on children and lying in educational, clinical, and legal settings
- Suggests directions for future research on the development of lying