Lie detection: an overview of difficulties, pitfalls, and people's ability

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Abstract

People generally find it difficult to distinguish between truth and falsehood, as we demonstrate in first part of this article. This is validated every day, not only to laymen but also that of professionals in detecting lies (police detectives, customs officers and so on). In the second part of the article we will do an overview of the many causes and reasons for people are deficient in detecting truths and lies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-23
Number of pages19
JournalRevista de Psihologie Aplicata
Volume6
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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