Psych 323: Deception: Psychology & Psychophysiology


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Course Description:

CONTENT: This is course in which we review the occurrence of deception, the influences which generate deception, and methods of detecting deception.

PREREQUISITES: Psychology 110 or equivalent. Psychology 201 is recommended..

TEACHING METHOD: Lecture and discussion.

EVALUATION METHOD: Two Exams, non-cumulative.


Psych 323. Deception: Psychology & Psychophysiology


Vrij, Aldert (2008) Detecting Lies and Deceit: Pitfalls and Opportunities (Wiley Series in Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law) (Paperback)

Publisher information for Detecting Lies and Deceit.


J. Peter Rosenfeld (2018). Detecting Concealed Information and Deception: Recent Developments Academic Press (Elsevier) .

Publisher information for Detecting Concealed Information and Deception: Recent Developments


  1. J. Peter Rosenfeld, Elena Labkovsky, Michael Winograd , Ming A. Lui , Catherine Vandenboom, and Erica Chedid. (2008).The Complex Trial Protocol (CTP): A new, countermeasure-resistant, accurate P300-based method for detection of concealed information.
  2. Anthony G. Greenwald, Debbie E. McGhee, and Jordan L. K. Schwartz.(1998) Measuring Individual Differences in Implicit Cognition: The Implicit Association Test.
  3. Giuseppe Sartori, Sara Agosta, Cristina Zogmaister, Santo Davide Ferrara and Umberto Castiello.(2008) How to Accurately Detect Autobiographical Events.
  4. Bruno Verschuere, Valentina Prati, and Jan De Houwer (2009) Cheating the Lie Detector. Faking in the Autobiographical Implicit Association Test .
  5. Sara Agosta, Valentina Ghirardi, Cristina Zogmaister, Umberto Castello and Giuseppe Sartori. (2010) Detecting Fakers of the autobiographical IAT.
  6. Hu, Xiaoqing, Rosenfeld, J Peter, Bodenhausen, Galen. (2011). Combating Automatic Autobiographical Associations: The effect of instruction and training in strategically concealing information in the Autobiographical Implicit Association Test
  7. J. Peter Rosenfeld (2010) P300 in Detecting Concealed Information
  8. Bogaard et al (2016) SCAN
  9. Rosenfeld, J.P. (2018 in press) P300 in detecting concealed information and deception. Psychophysiology (special issue on P300 edited by John Polich.)

PowerPoint Presentations:

  1. fMRI in Detection of Deception

  2. Psychology323withbtsr

  3. Polygraph

  4. Signal Detection Theory

  5. Statement Validity Assessment (Vrij: Chapter 8)

  6. The Implicit Association test

  7. The Comparison Question Test

  8. CTP 323

  9. Legal Issues: When will the P300-CTP be admissible in U.S. Courts?

  10. P300 CITs old studies

  11. Countermeasures to P300-based Guilty Knowledge Tests of Deception
  12. CTP Orlando
  13. The New Complex Trial Protocol for Deception Detection with P300: Mock Crime Scenario and Enhancements

Last Update: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 5:30 PM