WELLNESS
10/28/2016 12:29 pm ET

Why People Lie (And How To Tell When They Do)

Pants, meet fire.

Human beings are sneaky, sneaky creatures. 

It’s no secret we’ve all told a fib or two. But did you know that we often lie when we meet someone new? And knowingly say something incorrect multiple times per day? Research even shows that it can change your brain (yikes).

It turns out lying is far more complicated than just hiding the truth and even so-called white lies aren’t always harmless. Check out other fascinating facts about lying in the infographic below. The image also breaks down how to spot another lying liar who lies:

You can also find more infographics at Visualistan

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