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Lying and Deception in Human Interaction

Third Edition

William Earnest (author) Matthew Mcglone (author)
Mark Knapp (author)
Darrin Griffin (author)

ISBN: 9781524970055

Publication Date: Aug 2019

Format: Paperback

Presents deception from a variety of perspectives. The text primarily focuses on the communication process while blending in concepts and references that touch on many important areas of study across the humanities and social sciences.
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The emergence of social media, the digital revolution, and the today's political climate have all brought renewed attention to deception as a human communication phenomenon.

Lying and Deception in Human Interaction presents deception from a variety of perspectives. The text primarily focuses on the communication process while blending in concepts and references that touch on many important areas of study across the humanities and social sciences.

Classroom tested and proven by thousands of students, the NEW third edition of Lying and Deception in Human Interaction:
  • Is contemporary! New references, examples, journal article links, and QR codes to real-life examples promote further discovery, learning, and retention.
  • Analyzes various manifestations of deceptive behavior. It illustrates how human deception is just another manifestation of a process that all living organisms on the planet practice, a chapter on self-deception, and the deception of others.
  • Features a dedicated section on lie detection. The text examines how human observation, machines, tests, drugs and other aids to improve lie detection accuracy.
  • Presents how political leadership, journalism, writing history, memories, resumes, and the rapidly-changing world of visual deception can deceive masses.
  • Is practical! Knowledge of lying and decision provides students with cognitive and perceptual skills to better deal with con artists, internet scams, and hoaxes.
Pages 277
Date Published 30 Aug 2019
Publisher Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
Subject/s    Hoaxes & deceptions  
  • PART I - THE NATURE OF THE PHENOMENON
  • CHAPTER 1 - Perspectives on Lying and Deception
  • CHAPTER 2 - Perspectives on Truth
  • CHAPTER 3 - Ethical Perspectives
  • PART II - DECEPTIVE BEHAVIOR
  • CHAPTER 4 - Nonhuman Deception
  • CHAPTER 5 - Children as Liars and Targets of Lies
  • CHAPTER 6 - Self-Deception
  • CHAPTER 7 - Performing Lies and Deceit
  • CHAPTER 8 - Specialists in Lying and Deception
  • PART III - LIE DETECTION
  • CHAPTER 9 - Unassisted Lie Detection
  • CHAPTER 10 - Assisted Lie Detection
  • PART IV - LYING AND DECEPTION FOR THE MASSES
  • CHAPTER 11 - Public Lies and Political Leadership
  • CHAPTER 12 - Deceptive Writing
  • CHAPTER 13 - Visual Deception

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