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Video – Killing us softly Deception Detection Factors that play a role Channel Familiiarity Age, sex, gender Planning – Boeler: predicted when ppl had opportunity to plan the lie, there would be more strategic communication behavior (less informative, keep answers short, more smiling/nodding) and less non-strategic behavior. He found there was more strategic behavior, but no less non-strategic behavior – people can’t control leakage – although its planned, still feel guilty and tense Stakes are raised in the courtroom Witness credibility – depends on expertise, appearance, trustworthy How to determine – intrinsic vs extrinsic
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Unformatted text preview: Intrinsic – tied to testimony Extrinsic – based on dress, occupation, sex, race, age, SES Determine not guilty vs innocent Apply stereotypes Use deception to cover the truth – how you/family members act in court Context of the courtroom – creates anxiety, nervous, uncertainty (even if innocent) Can lead to nonverbals that reflect nervousness Jurors might see behavior as lying/deceiving when defendant is not Situational factor – regulation from top to bottom of body Witness stand reveals upper body – which is more easily regulated Jury consulting...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course COM 434 taught by Professor Larrynadler during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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