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NCJ Number: 10718 Find in a Library
Title: LYING AND ITS DETECTION - STUDY OF DECEPTION AND DECEPTION TESTS
Author(s): J A LARSON
Date Published: 1969
Page Count: 475
Sponsoring Agency:
Montclair, NJ 07042
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: 23 Prospect Terrace
Montclair, NJ 07042
United States of America
Type: Historical Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BIOLOGICAL MANIFESTATIONS OF HUMAN DECEPTION AND A HISTORICAL OUTLINE OF ATTEMPTS TO ASCERTAIN THE TRUTH.
Abstract: LITERATURE RELATING TO DECEPTION IS CRITICALLY ANALYZED AND EXCERPTS FROM WORKS ON THE SUBJECT ARE PRESENTED. THE VARIOUS TYPES OF DECEPTIONS ARE DEFINED AND CLASSIFIED. DECEIVERS ARE DIVIDED INTO EASILY RECOGNIZABLE CATEGORIES. A DETAILED DESCRIPTION IS GIVEN OF THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF DECEPTION IN NORMAL AND ABNORMAL PERSONS. ANCIENT AND MODERN METHODS EMPLOYED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS TO DETERMINE GUILT ARE EXAMINED AND AN OUTLINE OF SCIENTIFIC EFFORTS TO DEVELOP A DECEPTION TECHNIQUE IS GIVEN, INCLUDING THE AUTHOR'S OWN RESEARCH. ALTHOUGH MOST OF THE MATERIAL IS DATED, THIS DOCUMENT WILL BE OF INTEREST TO INDIVIDUALS SEEKING INFORMATION ON THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE POLYGRAPH. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Behavior under stress; Biological influences; Confessions; Interview and interrogation; Polygraphs
Note: REPRINT OF 1932 ED. HV8078.L3 1969
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