Detecting Lies and Deceit

Detecting Lies and Deceit : Pitfalls and Opportunities

By (author) Aldert Vrij

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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 Interview* Statement Validity Assessment* Reality Monitoring* Scientific Content Analysis* Several different polygraph tests* Voice Stress Analysis* Thermal Imaging* EEG-P300* Functional 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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  • Paperback | 502 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 30.48mm | 703.06g
  • 07 Mar 2008
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • black & white tables, figures
  • 0470516259
  • 9780470516256
  • 108,739

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Aldert Vrij is a Professor of Applied Social Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Portsmouth (UK). He has published more than 300 articles and book chapters to date, mainly on the subjects of nonverbal and verbal cues to deception and lie detection. he also advises the police about conducting interviews with suspects, acts as an Expert Witness in court, and gives invited talks and workshops on lie detection to practitioners and scholars across the world. he is at present Editor of Legal and Criminological Psychology, a forensic journal published by the British Psychological Society.

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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 Interview Statement Validity Assessment Reality Monitoring Scientific Content Analysis Several different polygraph tests Voice Stress Analysis Thermal Imaging EEG-P300 Functional 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. Published in the Wiley Series in the Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law Seried Editors: Professor Graham Davies and Professor Ray Bull, "University of Leicester, UK"

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