Detecting Lies and Deceit: The Psychology of Lying and the Implications for Professional Practice

Detecting Lies and Deceit: The Psychology of Lying and the Implications for Professional Practice

by Aldert Vrij
     
 
Why do people lie, and how can lies be detected? There is now a substantial psychological literature relating to these fundamental questions, and this book reviews the relevant research on lying and detection in detail, focusing on guidelines for best practices in detecting deception.

Overview

Why do people lie, and how can lies be detected? There is now a substantial psychological literature relating to these fundamental questions, and this book reviews the relevant research on lying and detection in detail, focusing on guidelines for best practices in detecting deception.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Highly recommended ..."  ( Expert Evidence, Vol. 7, 1999)

..."very well written....the book should prove to be an invaluable   contribution to the field"...  (Applied Cognitive Psychology,   No.15, 200)

..the book begins in an amusing manner by challenging us to think about examples of famous lies and liars...a comprehensive range of guidelines and concrete suggestions for lie detection techniques are provided..extremely logical and coherently designed chapters … thoroughness and thought that has gone into the writing and presentation of the material..." (Criminal Justice, Vol.1, No. 3, 2001)

"…This book provides a wealth of insight…" (Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, February 2003)

" … an invaluable contribution to the scientific literature on deceiption." (Journal Of Community and Applied Social Psychology, April 2006)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471853169
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Wiley Series in Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.66(d)

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