Ingmar Bergman said, when man have been living in the lie (he was nazi), has man learned to love the truth.
Now is the shown to that, the truth shall make to be healthy.
Recent evidence indicates that Americans average about 11 lies per week. We wanted to find out if living more honestly can actually cause better health.said lead author Anita E. Kelly, PhD, professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame.
We found that the participants could purposefully and dramatically reduce their everyday lies, and that in turn was associated with significantly improved health,
According to this study, conducted the honesty experiment over 10 weeks with a sample of 110 people, of whom 34 percent were adults in the community and 66 percent were college students, the truth shall make to be better healthy.
The just-completed study has not yet undergone peer review and has yet to be published.
They ranged in age from 18 to 71 years, with an average age of 31.
Approximately half the participants were instructed to stop telling major and minor lies for the 10 weeks. The other half served as a control group that received no special instructions about lying. Both groups came to the laboratory each week to complete health and relationship measures and to take a polygraph test assessing the number of major and white lies they had told that week.