Detecting Lies and Deceit by Aldert Vrij
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Detecting Lies and Deceit
By Aldert Vrij

Detecting Lies and Deceit

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Detecting Lies and Deceit by 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470516249
ISBN-10: 0470516240
Format: Hardback
(231mm x 163mm x 37mm)
Pages: 504
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Aldert Vrij

Detecting Deception by Aldert Vrij Detecting Deception, Hardback (January 2015)

Detecting Deception offers a state-of-the-art guide to the detection of deception with a focus on the ways in which new cognitive psychology-based approaches can improve practice and results in the field.

Detecting Lies and Deceit by Aldert Vrij Detecting Lies and Deceit, Paperback (January 2008)

The original edition of this book was the first to incorporate research on both non-verbal and verbal cues to deception, and quickly became the market leader. However, major developments in the field and a substantial volume of new research since publication now demand a thorough revision.

Psychology and Law by Aldert Vrij Psychology and Law, Paperback (June 2003)

Revised and updated to reflect new research in the area, this volume focuses on the pre-trial or investigative phase of the legal process, including witness accuracy and credibility, assessment of witness credibility, interviewing suspects and witnesses, eyewitness testimony, false beliefs and memory, the role of experts, and juries.

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Author Biography - Aldert Vrij

Aldert Vrij is a Professor of Applied Social Psychology in the Department of Psychology 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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