Creativity and storytelling in lying has not been a topic of much research, but drawing from studies of creativity and deception we can make several conclusions, the first being that creativity is a crucial part of lying. Beginning research between these two fields of creativity and lying have resulted in the conclusion that there is a strong link between the study of lying and the study of creativity.

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