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Concealed Information Test

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

Arguably the greatest concern about lie detection is the risk of falsely accusing a truthful person of being deceptive, the so called Othello error. The concealed information test (previously called the guilty knowledge test) takes an indirect approach to deception detection. ...

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