Individual differences between liars and the ability to detect lies
Authors: Vrij A.; Graham S.
Source: Expert Evidence, Volume 5, Number 4, December 1997 , pp. 144-148(5)
It is difficult to detect deception. Studies suggest it is little, if any, better than chance. But some guidance is available. This study examined personality traits, in particular self-consciousness in public and ability to control behaviour. The effects can be observed in hand movements. This study examined the effects, of giving this information to assessors, upon their ability to detect deception.
Document Type: Regular paper
Publication date: 1997-12-01