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Veracity Effect

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

The Veracity Effect refers to the observation made by Timothy R. Levine, Hee Sun Park, and Steven McCornack that deception detection accuracy depends on the veracity, that is, the honesty, of the message being evaluated. Research shows that when deception detection ...

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