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    DescriptionWhy 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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    Title
    Detecting Lies and Deceit
    Subtitle
    Pitfalls and Opportunities
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Aldert Vrij
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 502
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 225 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 732 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470516256
    ISBN 10: 0470516259
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JMR
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25350
    B&T General Subject: 670
    DC22: 153.6
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BISAC V2.8: PSY014000
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    LC classification: HV8078 .V75 2008
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white tables, figures
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
    Publication date
    07 March 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Chicester
    Author Information
    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 testsVoice 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"
    Table of contents
    About the Author. Series Preface. Preface. Acknowledgements. 1 Introduction. 2 Lying: A Selfish Act and a Social Lubricant. 3 Nonverbal Behaviour and Deception. 4 Individual Verbal Cues to Deception. 5 Beliefs about Nonverbal and Verbal Cues to Deception. 6 Lie Detection Without Using Specialised Tools. 7 The Behaviour Analysis Interview. 8 Statement Validity Assessment. 9 Reality Monitoring. 10 Scientific Content Analysis. 11 Physiological Lie Detection: The Concern Approach. 12 Physiological Lie Detection: The Orienting Reflex Approach. 13 Physiological Lie Detection: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI). 14 Pitfalls: Why People Fail to Catch Liars. 15 Opportunities: How People Can Improve Their Lie Detection Skills. Epilogue. References. Index.