chapter  9
Emotion-Focused Deception: The Role of Deception in the Regulation of Emotion
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Deception is a surprisingly typical part of social interactions. For example, some findings suggest that people tell lies in one of five of their social encounters, whereas other findings show that 60% of strangers lie to each other at least once during the course of a 10-minute encounter (DePaulo, Kashy, Kirkendol, Wyer, & Epstein, 1996; Feldman, Forrest, & Happ, 2002).