Detection of Deception and Malingering
This research line focuses on the detection of deception and malingering in a variety of settings. Topics studied include lie detection by means of psychophysiological recordings such as skin conductance and electroencephalography, but also the use of content analysis to assess the veracity of statements. In addition, research is concerned with malingering and related phenomena and how these can best be detected with tests and tasks (symptom validity testing).
Researchers: Harald Merckelbach, Marko Jelicic, Ewout Meijer, Maarten Peters, Glynis Bogaard, Irena Boskovic, Katherine Hoogesteyn, Alfons van Impelen, Isabella Niesten, Ivan Mangiulli, Brianna Verigin.