Imposing cognitive load to elicit cues to deceit: inducing the reverse order technique naturally

@inproceedings{Vrij2012ImposingCL,
  title={Imposing cognitive load to elicit cues to deceit: inducing the reverse order technique naturally},
  author={Aldert Vrij and Sharon Leal and Samantha Mann and Ronald P. Fisher},
  year={2012}
}
In two experiments, we tested the hypotheses that (i) the difference between lying and truth telling will be greater when respondents report their stories in reverse order than in chronological order, and (ii) instructing respondents to recall their stories in reverse order will facilitate detecting deception. In Experiment 1, 31 professionals told the truth and lied about a route they took and did this by describing the route in chronological order and reverse order. The reverse-order answers… CONTINUE READING

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