The Scharff-technique: eliciting intelligence from human sources.


This study is on how to elicit intelligence from human sources. We compared the efficacy of two human intelligence gathering techniques: the Scharff-technique (conceptualized as four different tactics) and the Direct Approach (a combination of open and direct questions). Participants (N = 60) were asked to take on the role of "sources" and were given… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/lhb0000085

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