The Detection of Deception: A Systematic Literature Review

William R. King, Bowling Green State University
Thomas Dunn, University of Northern Colorado
Michael E. Buerger, Bowling Green State University
Scott Holmen, University of Northern Colorado

The detection of deception is a major issue for those in criminal justice. Often, practitioners are required to assess the veracity of information provided by victims, witnesses, and suspects. This paper details a systematic literature review of the criminal justice and psychological literature pertaining to the detection of deception. This review highlights various issues concerning the detection fo deception, and the effective (and ineffective) techniques proposed in the literature.

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