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Detecting Concealed Information and Deception - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128127292, 9780128127308

Detecting Concealed Information and Deception

1st Edition

Recent Developments

Editor: J. Peter Rosenfeld
Paperback ISBN: 9780128127292
eBook ISBN: 9780128127308
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 20th February 2018
Page Count: 396
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Detecting Concealed Information and Deception: Recent Developments assembles contributions from the world’s leading experts on all aspects of concealed information detection. This reference examines an array of different methods—behavioral, verbal interview and physiological—of detecting concealed information. Chapters from leading legal authorities address how to make use of detected information for present and future legal purposes. With a theoretical and empirical foundation, the book also covers new human interviewing techniques, including the highly influential Implicit Association Test among others.

Key Features

  • Presents research from Concealed Information Test (CIT) studies
  • Explores the legal implications and admissibility of the CIT
  • Covers EEG, event-related brain potentials (ERP) and autonomic detection measures
  • Reviews multiple verbal lie detection tools
  • Discusses ocular movements during deception and evasion
  • Identifies how to perceive malicious intentions
  • Explores personality dimensions associated with deception, including religion, age and gender


Researchers, students, and professionals in psychology, neuroscience, law, forensics, national security, and clinical settings

Table of Contents

Section 1 - Background, History, and Theory
1. Physiological Measures in the Detection of Deception and Concealed Information
Wolfgang Ambach and Matthias Gamer
2. Concealed Information Test: Theoretical Background
Nathalie klein Selle, Bruno Verschuere, and Gershon Ben-Shakhar
3. The External Validity of Studies Examining the Detection of Concealed Knowledge, Using the Concealed Information Test (CIT)
Gershon Ben-Shakhar and Tal Nahari
4. Physiological Responses in the Concealed Information Test: A Selective Review in the Light of Recognition and Concealment
Izumi Matsuda and Hiroshi Nittono
5. Field Inventions and Findings of the Concealed Information Test in Japan
Akemi Osugi

Section 2 - Neuroscience Applications
6. Effects of Motivational Manipulations on the P300-based Complex Trial Protocol for Concealed Information Detection
J. Peter Rosenfeld, Anne Ward, Joshua Wasserman, Evan Sitar, Elena Davydova, and Elena Labkovsky
7. Detecting Deception and Concealed Information with Neuroimaging
Giorgio Ganis

Section 3 - Ocular Applications
8. Detecting Concealed Knowledge from Ocular Responses
Matthias Gamer and Yoni Pertzov
9. Ocular-Motor Deception Test
John C. Kircher

Section 4 - Behavioral Applications
10. Deception Detection with Behavioral Methods: The Autobiographical Implicit Association Test (aIAT), CIT-RT, Mouse Dynamics and Keystroke Dynamics
Giuseppe Sartori, Andrea Zangrossi and Merylin Monaro
11. Challenges for the Application of Reaction Time-based Deception Detection Methods
Kristina Suchotzki

Section 5 - Verbal and Interviewing Applications
12. How to Interview to Elicit Concealed Information: Introducing the Shift-of-Strategy (SoS) Approach
Par Anders Granhag and Timothy J. Luke
13. Verbal Lie Detection Tools from an Applied Perspective
Aldert Vrij
14. The Applicability of the Verifiability Approach to the Real World
Galit Nahari

Section 6 - Special Issues
15. Personality, Demographic, and Psychophysiological Correlates of People's Self-Assessed Lying Abilities
Eitan Elaad
16. Detecting Concealed Information on a Large Scale: Possibilities and Problems
Bennett Kleinberg, Yaloe van der Toolen, Arnoud Arntz and Bruno Verschuere
17. Admissibility and Constitutional Issues of the Concealed Information Test in American Courts: An Update
John B. Meixner Jr.


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About the Editor

J. Peter Rosenfeld

J. Peter Rosenfeld, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology, at Northwestern University. He has served on the board of directors for the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and as president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology. Among his editorial roles, he served as associate editor of the International Journal of Psychophysiology and as associate editor of the Journal of Neurotherapy. Dr. Rosenfeld has served as member of the editorial board for the following journals: Biofeedback and Self-Regulation, International Journal of Rehabilitation and Health, Journal of Credibility Assessment and Witness Psychology, and Applied Psychophysiology. He has published more than 150 articles and other professional research materials, and has presented his work nationally and internationally.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Psychology, Institute for Neuroscience, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

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