Cheaters, Liars, and Ignoble Prize Winners

In a new paper, a team of researchers in Spain have identified three different profiles of dishonesty and cheating, and within each profile, two distinct types. Jeff and Anthony discuss the science of lying and cheating, apropos of nothing in particular that might be happening in the news every single damn day. Then, the Ig Nobel Prize has been given out for 30 years, celebrating under-appreciated pioneers in many fields. Have Anthony and Jeff finally found the perfect award?

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Today’s stories: 

This one, sent in by Geoff Engelstein https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/15/science/psychology-dishonesty-lying-cheating.html

And this one: https://www.improbable.com/ig-about/winners/

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