Pitfalls and Opportunities in Nonverbal and Verbal Lie Detection.

  title={Pitfalls and Opportunities in Nonverbal and Verbal Lie Detection.},
  author={Aldert Vrij and P{\"a}r Anders Granhag and Stephen B Porter},
  journal={Psychological science in the public interest : a journal of the American Psychological Society},
  volume={11 3},
The question of whether discernible differences exist between liars and truth tellers has interested professional lie detectors and laypersons for centuries. In this article we discuss whether people can detect lies when observing someone’s nonverbal behavior or analyzing someone’s speech. An article about detecting lies by observing nonverbal and verbal cues is overdue. Scientific journals regularly publish overviews of research articles regarding nonverbal and verbal cues to deception, but… CONTINUE READING
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