A new study in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology finds that has found that kids who are good at memorizing are better at lying than other kids. This may be because, as the researchers point out, it can take some pretty skillful verbal maneuvering to keep one’s lies straight. So lying may, in some way, be a marker of a capable little brain, especially as far as working memory skills are concerned.
Read more at Forbes.com: http://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2015/06/22/clever-little-liars-kids-with-good-memory-are-better-at-telling-tall-tales/
在Journal of Experimental Child Psychology發表的一項新的究發現，記憶力良好的孩子比其他孩子更擅長說謊。研究員指出，要保持謊話不被拆穿，需要有純熟的語言技巧，這可能是個中的原因。所以在某程度上，可以說，會說謊的小孩子較爲聰明，特別是短期記憶力較強。