Men are not only more likely to brag about their talents, but are also more prone to lying to cover up their deficiencies, reveals a new study.
According to the study by by trainline.com, 70 percent men confess to boasting, while 46 percent admit they claim to be skilled in areas they're not and are conditioned to be more competitive than women and feel a greater need to impress, the Daily Express reported.
AdvertisementPsychology professor Cary Cooper, of Lancaster University said that one in 10 says he boasts in an attempt to win respect and in the past, men were more likely to be the main breadwinners, with a need to boast to achieve success within the competitive male- dominated workplace.
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