Cold-blooded lie catchers? An investigation of psychopathy, emotional processing, and deception detection
deception detection, emotional stimuli
The process of catching liars is challenging, though evidence suggests that deception detection abilities are influenced by the characteristics of the judge. This study examined individual differences in emotional processing and levels of psychopathic traits on the ability to judge the veracity of written narratives varying in emotional valence.
Peace, K. A., & Sinclair, S. M. (2012). Cold-blooded lie catchers?: An investigation of psychopathy, emotional processing, and deception detection. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 17, 177-191. doi: 10.1348/135532510X524789
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