CMN101Sm09July16_InterpersonalDeceptionTheory

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Interpersonal Deception Theory CMN 101 Communication Theories Thursday, July 16, 2009
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What is Deception? ± A message knowingly transmitted by a sender to foster a false belief or conclusion by the receiver NOT sarcasm or genuinely mistaken statements ± Why do people use deception?
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Interpersonal Deception Theory (IDT) ± Three Types of Deception Falsification – saying something untrue Traditional notion of a lie Concealment – telling part of the truth, but leaving out important details Equivocation – being intentionally vague or misleading
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Indicators of Deception ± Features of Strategic Deceptive Messages Vagueness Nonimmediacy Disassociation Image and relationship-protecting behavior
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Unformatted text preview: ± Deception leakages – Increased blinking, too little or too much eye contact – Frequent speech errors – Higher voice pitch – Repeated motion – Other Why Is It Hard to Detect Lies? ± Truth-bias: an expectation that others will be honest – Social contract – Honesty as a cognitive heuristic ± Deceivers adaptation to suspicion – Reciprocation: adjusting communication behavior to mesh with the style of the other – Similar to how truth-tellers adapt to suspicion • Othello Error Evaluation of Theory ± Limitations Coming up… ± Extra office hours: – 9-10am & 1-2pm on Monday, July 20 ± Exam 2 (July 20) – Regular time and location – Good luck! ☺...
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