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Investigative Interviewing: Psychology and Practice
Well-informed and skilled interviewing is a key factor in dealing with suspects, victims and witnesses. Experienced police and investigators know this from their own practice, and there is now aExpand
Detecting Deceit via Analysis of Verbal and Nonverbal Behavior
We examined the hypotheses that (1) a systematic analysis of nonverbal behavior could be useful in the detection of deceit and (2) that lie detection would be most accurate if both verbal andExpand
Increasing Cognitive Load to Facilitate Lie Detection: The Benefit of Recalling an Event in Reverse Order
The hypotheses that the difference between liars and truth tellers will be greater when interviewees report their stories in reverse order than in chronological order are tested and instructing interviewees to recall their stories to facilitate detecting deception are tested. Expand
The cognitive interview: A meta-analysis
Abstract A meta-analysis was performed on the effects of the cognitive interview on correct and incorrect recall. The database comprised 42 studies with 55 individual comparisons involving nearlyExpand
Male Rape Victim and Perpetrator Blaming
Differences were found in victim and perpetrator blaming in terms of stranger and acquaintance rape and also in relation to manipulating the level of rape myths. Expand
Detecting true lies: police officers' ability to detect suspects' lies.
Accuracy and confidence were not significantly correlated, but the level of confidence was dependent on whether officers judged actual truths or actual lies and on the method by which confidence was measured. Expand
The investigative interviewing of children and other vulnerable witnesses: Psychological research and working/professional practice
This article will first of all outline what is generally meant by ‘vulnerable’ witnesses. It will then briefly review research on why obtaining effective witness accounts is important and on beliefsExpand
Lay Persons' and Police Officers' Beliefs Regarding Deceptive Behaviour
Research on the detection of deception, via non-verbal cues, has shown that people's ability to successfully discriminate between truth and deception is only slightly better than chance level. One ofExpand
Children's everyday deception and performance on false-belief tasks
Current theory and experimental research suggests that children's discovery of false beliefs at around 4 years of age allows the development of intentional deception. Anecdotal evidence of earlierExpand
Comparing Rape Victim and Perpetrator Blaming in a Police Officer Sample
This study compared victim blaming and perpetrator blaming in a sample of police officers (N = 123), comparing the responses of police officers specially trained to deal with rape victims with thoseExpand