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Forensic and Legal Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 3 :

Lie Detection

Quiz 3 :

Lie Detection

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The polygraph's invention is attributed to:
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C

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Which is NOT one of the Canadian agencies listed in the text as using the polygraph for employment screening?
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B

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The control question test (CQT) posits that guilty individuals react to _____ questions, whereas innocent individuals react to _____ questions.
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A

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According to a study conducted by Honts, Raskin, & Kircher (1994), the use of countermeasures reduced the detection of guilty suspects by _____ percent.
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According to one study, _____ percent of individuals reported that squirming, glancing askance, and fidgeting were indicators of untruthfulness.
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According to the text, police mistakenly believe that they can detect lies with an accuracy of _____ percent when in reality their accuracy rate is about_____ percent.
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The theory behind the polygraph test is that:
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According to a study of college student interactions noted in the text, on average, study participants told _____ lies in about 10 minutes.
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As one Canadian Supreme Court Justice explained, determining who is telling the truth involves a number of factors. Which is NOT one of the factors?
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According to the text, polygraphers fail to snare about _____ percent of guilty suspects and falsely accuse approximately _____ percent of innocent individuals.
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According to research completed by Bond and DePaulo (2006), people's ability to distinguish lies was noted as:
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The tendency to seek out information about people that supports our beliefs and discount information that does not is known as:
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Research on the accuracy of the polygraph is generally done in one of two ways. Those two ways are:
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Lying is considered to be an adaptive behavior from a(n) _____ point of view.
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When one study compared police detectives and college students in their ability to detect whether prisoners were telling the truth in staged videotaped confessions, which was NOT one of the findings?
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According to Porter and ten Brinke (2009), when investigators, judges and jurors rely on irrational cues such as gut feelings or intuition in their assessments and thus bias subsequent information, it is called:
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Techniques such as the use of drugs, alcohol, and physical distractions are all examples of:
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The major criticism of research attempts to replicate the conduct of actual criminal uses of the polygraph is that:
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According to the text "_____ hypothesis" posits that human intelligence was accelerated by the need for humans to develop social skills related to manipulation and deception.
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Which is NOT a criticism of the polygraph explained in the text?
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