Summary and Info
Why do people lie? Do gender and personality differences affect how people lie? How can lies be detected? Detecting Lies and Deceit provides the most comprehensive review of deception to date. This revised edition provides an up-to-date account of deception research and discusses the working and efficacy of the most commonly used lie detection tools, including:Behaviour Analysis InterviewStatement Validity AssessmentReality MonitoringScientific Content AnalysisSeveral different polygraph testsVoice Stress AnalysisThermal ImagingEEG-P300Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)All three aspects of deception are covered: nonverbal cues, speech and written statement analysis and (neuro)physiological responses. The most common errors in lie detection are discussed and practical guidelines are provided to help professionals improve their lie detection skills.Detecting Lies and Deceit is a must-have resource for students, academics and professionals in psychology, criminology, policing and law.
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Aldert Vrij is a professor of applied social psychology in the department of psychology at the University of Portsmouth in Portsmouth, England.
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