3 Surprising facts about lying

  1. Lying just doesn’t come naturally for people. Good news if you want to believe in humanity: lying just doesn’t come naturally for people. A 2008 study asked people to hide their genuine emotions using a variety of different techniques and found that every single study participant showed some degree of “emotional leakage” in their facial expressions – that is, they inadvertently displayed their true feelings despite their best intentions. 2. Most people are bad at detecting deception. P...
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How accurate is voice stress testing?

by James L. Chapman & Marigo Stathis This research paper represents 18-years of data evaluating the use of the VSA technology for the detection of stress associated with possible deception. Using a combinatorial approach of VSA and a standardized questioning process, an expert obtained the results of stress detection associated with criminal activities, which are proven in 95% of cases. On the other hand, there were no cases when a confession was obtained in the absence of stress. In partic...
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