Detecting Deception: Current Models and Directions

  title={Detecting Deception: Current Models and Directions},
  author={R. Lanyon},
  journal={Clinical Psychology-science and Practice},
  • R. Lanyon
  • Published 1997
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology-science and Practice
  • Traditional procedures for detecting deception are based on the global-signs-of-lying model, with its assumption that certain universal, physiologically mediated signs result from attempts to deceive, independent of content. More recent attempts to detect deception can profitably be viewed from a cognitive rather than affective perspective: (a) in terms of accuracy of knowledge, in which a person's success at deception regarding a particular characteristic depends on the extent of his or her… CONTINUE READING
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