This article provides an overview of over 100 years of social science research on deception and lying. The aim is to raise awareness on the full scope of research findings on deception and lying to help the scientific community to communicate these research findings to practitioners who assess the veracity of individuals statements, further future research, better understand the research field of deception and lying, and bridge gaps that are relevant to scholars and practitioners interested in deception and lying. To begin, Web of Science is introduced, and the steps undertaken to build our database are described. Then, the yearly evolution of research findings on deception and lying is presented. Finally, the journals and the research areas, as well as the authors, the institutions and the countries that contributed the most to the deception and lying literature are highlighted, as well as the most used keywords and cited articles.
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