Deception and truth detection when analyzing nonverbal and verbal cues

  title={Deception and truth detection when analyzing nonverbal and verbal cues},
  author={Aldert Vrij},
  journal={Applied Cognitive Psychology},
  • A. Vrij
  • Published 13 September 2018
  • Psychology
  • Applied Cognitive Psychology
Mapping Details to Elicit Information and Cues to Deceit: The Effects of Map Richness<a href="#fn01" alt="" class="jats_xref_fn">1</a>
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Autistic Adults May Be Erroneously Perceived as Deceptive and Lacking Credibility.
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Deception Detection in Politics: Can Voters Tell When Politicians are Lying?
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Judgments of honest and deceptive communication in art forgery controversies: two field studies testing truth-default theory’s projected motive model in Korea
ABSTRACT Two field studies investigated people’s inferences about the honesty or deceptiveness of two Korean artists whose work may or may not have been forged. Based on the projective motive model
Lie Detection in Sex Crime Investigations
  • A. Vrij
  • Criminal Investigations of Sexual Offenses
  • 2021
An examination of the Self‐Administered Interview as a verbal veracity assessment tool
Correspondence Charlotte A. Hudson, Department of Psychology, King Henry Building, King Henry I Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2DY, UK. Email: Summary The
Differential mnemonic consistency differs between experienced and fabricated incidents
ABSTRACT The degree of consistency of reports across several interviews is often taken as indicating whether a report is experience-based or fabricated. However, due to forgetting some aspects of
Embedding lies into truthful stories does not affect their quality
When given the opportunity, liars will embed their lies into otherwise truthful statements. In what way this embedding affects the quality of lies, however, remains largely unknown. This study


Reading Lies: Nonverbal Communication and Deception.
It is shown that the nonverbal cues to deceit discovered to date are faint and unreliable and that people are mediocre lie catchers when they pay attention to behavior.
The Verifiability Approach
  • Galit Nahari, A. Vrij
  • Psychology
    The Routledge International Handbook of Legal and Investigative Psychology
  • 2019
Cross‐cultural verbal deception
Background. ‘Interviewing to detect deception’ research is sparse across different Ethnic Groups. In the present experiment, we interviewed truth tellers and liars from British, Chinese, and Arab
Sketching as a Technique to Eliciting Information and Cues to Deceit in Interpreter-Based Interviews
Using unexpected questions to elicit information and cues to deceit in interpreter‐based interviews
We examined whether speech-related differences between truth tellers and liars are more profound when answering unexpected questions than when answering expected questions. We also examined whether
Within‐subjects verbal lie detection measures: A comparison between total detail and proportion of complications
Method. In the experiment, 53 participants were interviewed. Truth tellers (n = 27) discussed a trip they had made during the last twelve months; liars (n = 26) fabricated a story about such a trip.