The Best Way to Get People to Tell the Truth, According to Science

Source: Time

VanEpps is an assistant professor of marketing at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.

“You’ve never lied on your résumé, right?”

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“Did your campaign coordinate with the Russian government during the 2016 election?”

“Will you sign with the Lakers this summer?”

If you ask me a question, you expect my response to be truthful. Otherwise, why would you even bother to ask the question? But it turns out that changing the way you phrase a question can affect whether people answer honestly or whether they conceal the truth.

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