151 - Deception

151 - Deception - Deception...

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Deception Deception =  o Sending messages designed to foster beliefs contrary to what the  message senders believe is the true state of affairs and to convince  others of their truthfulness o Or, intentionally creating a false impression o E.g., lies, equivocations, evasions, white lies, omissions How accurate are people at detecting deception of others? Why? o Societal biases/myths o E.g., Show “Lie to me” o Focus on micro behaviors on face o Perceptual biases  E.g., love partner and don’t want to think is lying Computers may be better at detecting deception than humans E.g., her computer programs—roughly 80% accurate, humans 54% Behaviors associated with deception: Macro behaviors rather than micro behaviors Gestures—overly controlled (no gestures) or use of too many wide gestures o Left hand—less able to control/leakage/right brain hemisphere
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course COMM 151 taught by Professor Afifi during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.

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