Effects of goal- and task-oriented motivation in the guilty action test.

  • Eitan Elaad
  • Published 2013 in
    International journal of psychophysiology…


The present study examined the effectiveness of the Guilty Action Test in detecting critical information from goal-oriented and task-oriented informed innocent examinees. A mock crime procedure was employed and informed innocent participants were either motivated to prove innocence (goal-oriented motivation) or to prove innocence by being cooperative on the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2013.02.004