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NCJ Number: 78152 Find in a Library
Title: Selected Abstracts of Nonverbal Deception for Polygraph Examiners
Journal: Polygraph  Volume:9  Issue:4  Dated:(December 1980)  Pages:197-231
Author(s): M McKinnon; N Ansley
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 35
Type: Bibliography
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Abstracts of selected articles concerning methods for detecting deception on polygraphs, generated by psychologists and psychiatrists, as well as representatives of the communications profession and law enforcement, are provided.
Abstract: A bibliography listing the 53 abstracted works and a glossary of terms are included. Most works were published between 1973-79. The abstracts highlight the main findings of each paper and comment on the usefulness of each work for polygraph examiners. Topics included cover detection of deception from the body or face, hand movements, voice pitch, witness deception (video tape in the courtroom), and deception in interviews and interrogations.
Index Term(s): Nonverbal communications; Polygraph techniques; Polygraphs; Summaries
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