Lyons, M and Healy, N and Bruno, D (2013) It takes one to know one: Relationship between lie detection and psychopathy. Personality and Individual Differences, 55 (6). pp. 676-679. ISSN 0191-8869
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We investigated primary and secondary psychopathy and the ability to detect high-stakes, real-life emotional lies in an on-line experiment (N = 150). Using signal detection analysis, we found that lie detection ability was overall above chance level, there was a tendency towards responding liberally to the test stimuli, and women were more accurate than men Further, sex moderated the relationship between psychopathy and lie detection ability; in men, primary psychopathy had a significant positive correlation with the ability to detect lies, whereas in women there was a significant negative correlation with deception detection. The results are discussed with reference to evolutionary theory and sex differences in processing socio-emotional information.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||1701 Psychology, 1702 Cognitive Science|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
|Divisions:||Natural Sciences and Psychology|
|Date Deposited:||02 Mar 2016 14:25|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2016 14:25|
|DOI or Identification number:||10.1016/j.paid.2013.05.018|
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