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PSYCH 354-CN : Deception: Processes & Detection


This course will introduce nonverbal, verbal, and physiological indicators of deceit and how to detect lies using these indicators. First, the course covers descriptions of the types of lies and the reasons why people lie; how often people lie; individual differences in telling lies; the "intuitive" and professional techniques and tools for detecting lies and deception; nonverbal and verbal cues to deception; and accuracy in lie detection. The equipment and methods using physiological markers associated with lying, such as Polygraph or Event-Related Potentials (Brain Waves) recordings will be discussed. Carries social science credit. Prerequisite: PSYCH 110 or equivalent.

Winter 2024
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
01/03/24 - 03/16/24W
6:15 – 9:15 p.m.Tech Institute M17765
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Labkovsky, Elena
Evanston Campus
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