Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Academia Research: Detecting Liars by What They Say

Aldert Vrij of the University of Portsmouth in England, Anders Granhag of the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and Stephen Porter of the University of British Columbia in Canada
suggest verbal methods of deception detection are more useful than non-verbal methods of communication.

Pitfalls and Opportunities in Nonverbal and Verbal Lie Detection

Psychological Science in the Public Interest December 2010 11: 89-121, doi:10.1177/1529100610390861

This is a very good paper that discusses much of the previous work by the major players in the academia field of deception. You can find the full  paper searching via Google Scholor at the time of this posting.