Children’s Trustworthiness: Judgments by Teachers, Parents, and Peers



In developmental research and in clinical practice, lying has been identified consistently as an important indicator of current and future problems in social adjustment. It has been difficult, however, to define consistently what a lie is or, because successful lying is by definition a clandestine behavior, to collect reliable and valid data.


Social Competence Parent Rating Social Validity Positive Item Teacher Judgment 
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