​Children told lies by parents subsequently lie more as adults and face adjustment difficulties, finds NTU Singapore study


Published on : 02-Oct-2019

“If you don’t behave, I’ll call the police,” is a lie that parents might use to get their young children to behave. Parents’ lies elicit compliance in the short term, but a new psychology study led by NTU suggests that they are associated with detrimental effects when the child becomes an adult.


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