My take is that pathological lying is a disorder of identity; the person imagines for himself an separate identity, and then fantasizes experiences and events which may be otherwise ordinary and predictable-- he went to the museum-- but in his mind happen only to "that" person.
The lies hold the clues to that identity, but they may not be obvious.
But before you crack an anatomy book to figure out what that means (more prefrontal white matter= more ability to think and reason), you should know that the subjects they labeled "pathological liars" were really people who purposely and frequently lie to get a gain-- in other words, they were big fat evil scumbag liars, but not pathological liars.What this study found was that people who frequently lie develop a better brain for manipulating information, remembering stories, etc-- which is interesting, but not all that surprising.For example, maybe the part of the lie that's important isn't that he saw a guy rob the gift shop and get arrested, but that he was at the -- the point is that he imagines himself a loner, or an artsy type, etc.Understanding the signs of pathological lying will help you identify if someone you know is suffering from this type of lying disorder.The one behavior that characterizes the human race is so widespread that most of the time we don’t even notice it. Whether it was to protect feelings, avoid trouble, impress, or to simply get what they want, not many people can say they have never told a lie.
It is extremely hard to spot and it is even harder to stop. However, there is one extreme type of liar that you should beware of; the sociopathic liar.The terms transsexual and transgender are often used interchangeably.#6 It looks like Haydee Peña is the same person as Jasmine.They may even get a thrill out of lying at your expense.Once they tell an initial lie they go on to tell many more lies in an attempt to cover up the lies they started, or just for the “fun” of it. If you want to keep them in your life (and you have every right not to), then you have to stay calm and learn to deal with them without losing your patience.