Making a case: Interviewing Suspects: Detecting lies: Mann et al

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Year of study?
2004
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Aim?
To test police officer's ability to distinguish truth and lies during interviews with suspects
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Type of experiment?
Field
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Sample?
99 Kent police officers (24 female 75 male)
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How many video clips were ppts shown?
54
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How many suspects were involved in the videos?
14
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How long did the video clips last?
from 6 to 145 seconds
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How accurate were they on lies?
66.2%
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How accurate were they on truths?
63.6%
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Conclusion?
Officers were good at detecting (high stake) lies. this study contradicts much other evidence that shows police officers to not be very good. Does suggest that story cues give the best indication of deciet
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