- Boasting may be used by men to impress women. (This is not a big surprise.)
- Experts think men do this to boost their own confidence, plus impress women and colleagues at work.
- Research shows that men are also more likely to cover up their short comings. With just 22 percent of men admitting to things they are bad at.
- A psychologist from Lancaster University said men are conditioned to be more competitive than women and exaggerate their skill set
- All people are more likely to be boastful when they are younger with 56 percent of 18 to 24 year olds exaggerating their skills, compared to just 26 percent of voer 55 year olds.
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