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Signs you re dating a pathological liar

And the highest cognitive load was deemed to exist for non-native English speakers with relatively low English proficiency.

Imagine if you told your partner that the shirt you just bought cost $25, when it really cost $50 (and you paid cash).

Professionals in certain fields, such as law enforcement, become trained in spotting liars, but the rest of us can still hone our detection sensors in everyday life.

Whether it's interviewing a potential hire (at home or in the office) or deciding to believe a sales pitch, we can all benefit from knowing the telltale signs of a fibber.

The liars and truth-tellers in the videos also were asked to describe the order of events in either a forward or backward chronology.

The rationale for the backward-time condition was that this would create more "cognitive load" (tax their mental resources) because it's harder to reconstruct events in reverse than forward order.

In this variant, the PBCAT once again performed well.

In general, participants were better at detecting true than false statements, and were best at sorting truth from fiction when the target was mentally stressed.

Importantly, there was no cue that pointed to the target’s honesty—it was the combination of ratings that jointly produced accurate judgments. Yes, and those with complex PTSD (c-PTSD) will also exhibit those symptoms, even when they're telling the truth.