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A stability bias effect among deceivers (2017)
Journal Article
Harvey, A. C., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Leal, S., & Mann, S. (2017). A stability bias effect among deceivers. Law and Human Behavior, 41(6), 519-529. https://doi.org/10.1037/lhb0000258

Research examining how truth tellers' and liars' verbal behavior is attenuated as a function of delay is largely absent from the literature, despite its important applied value. We examined this factor across 2 studies in which we examined the effect... Read More about A stability bias effect among deceivers.

Deception and decay: Verbal lie detection as a function of delay and encoding quality (2017)
Journal Article
Harvey, A. C., Vrij, A., Leal, S., Hope, L., & Mann, S. (2017). Deception and decay: Verbal lie detection as a function of delay and encoding quality. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 6(3), 306-318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmac.2017.04.002

We examined the effect of encoding quality and retention interval on the verbal accounts of truth tellers and liars. Truthful and deceptive participants (n = 149) reported a social interaction immediately or after a three-week delay. To manipulate en... Read More about Deception and decay: Verbal lie detection as a function of delay and encoding quality.

Insurance based lie detection: Enhancing the verifiability approach with a model statement component (2017)
Journal Article
Harvey, A. C., Vrij, A., Leal, S., Lafferty, M., & Nahari, G. (2017). Insurance based lie detection: Enhancing the verifiability approach with a model statement component. Acta Psychologica, 174, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2017.01.001

Purpose - The Verifiability Approach (VA) is verbal lie detection tool that has shown promise when applied to insurance claims settings. This study examined the effectiveness of incorporating a Model Statement comprised of checkable information to th... Read More about Insurance based lie detection: Enhancing the verifiability approach with a model statement component.