Windows to the Soul? Deliberate Eye Contact as a Cue to Deceit

@article{Mann2012WindowsTT,
  title={Windows to the Soul? Deliberate Eye Contact as a Cue to Deceit},
  author={Samantha Mann and Aldert Vrij and Sharon Leal and P{\"a}r Anders Granhag and Lara Warmelink and Dave Forrester},
  journal={Journal of Nonverbal Behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={205-215}
}
Although people overwhelmingly believe that liars avoid eye contact, meta-analyses of deception literature have shown a non-significant relationship between gaze and deception. In the present experiment we measured eye movements in an innovative way. We coded the extent to which interviewees deliberately made eye contact with the interviewer. Liars take their credibility less for granted than truth tellers. They therefore may have a greater desire to be convincing and hence more inclined to… Expand

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