Individual differences between liars and the ability to detect lies

Aldert Vrij, S. Graham

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It is difficult to detect deception. Studies suggest it is little, ifany, better than chance. But some guidance is available. This study examinedpersonality traits, in particular self-consciousness in public and abilityto control behaviour. The effects can be observed in hand movements. Thisstudy examined the effects, of giving this information to assessors, upontheir ability to detect deception.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)144-148
Number of pages5
JournalExpert Evidence
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1997


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