Detecting Lies and Deceit provides the most comprehensive review of deception to date. This revised edition provides an up-to-date account of deception research and discusses the working and efficacy of the most commonly used lie detection tools, including:
All three aspects of deception are covered: nonverbal cues, speech and written statement analysis and (neuro)physiological responses. The most common errors in lie detection are discussed and practical guidelines are provided to help professionals improve their lie detection skills.
Detecting Lies and Deceit is a must-have resource for students, academics and professionals in psychology, criminology, policing and law.
This second edition has been revised and updated to reflect the large amount of new research in the area, making it the essential guide for all courses with a legal component.
Comment on the first edition:
"This is an excellent appraisal of the psychology of evidence...it provides thorough, substantial and up-to-date accounts of modern developments."
—Denniss Howitt, Loughborough University, UK