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Unformatted text preview: (accuracy is typically 15-20%) • Most lies are “detected” indirectly • Variation in detection is due almost entirely to transparency (Levine, 2009)-a small percentage of liars are really bad at it McCornack & Parks—Intimacy and Accuracy in Detection • Intimacy should increase Confidence-confidence is confidence in you detection ability (I’m pretty confidant that I know when you are lying) • Confidence should increase Truth Bias-the bias toward thinking that everything someone says to you is true • Truth Bias should decrease Accuracy in Detecting Deception • Findings support this causal chain o Intimacy(UP) Confidence(UP) Truth Bias(UP) Accuracy(DOWN) • Steve’s tip is to just trust people because suspicion doesn’t boost accuracy...
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- Spring '08
- Lie, Deception researchers, -a small percentage, ruth Bias