Strategies of Preparation and Impression Management - How Innocence can Backfire

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Welch, L., Poland, V., Tekin, S., Talwar, V., Memon, A. and Colwell, K. (2020). Strategies of Preparation and Impression Management - How Innocence can Backfire. 2020 American Psychology-Law Society Annual Meeting. USA
AuthorsWelch, L., Poland, V., Tekin, S., Talwar, V., Memon, A. and Colwell, K.
TypeConference paper
Abstract

While numerous studies have been conducted regarding the objective indicators of deception, few have investigated the subjective strategies that are used. Knowing the strategies used by both innocent and guilty suspects as they attempt to convince investigators they are innocent is vital. In the current study, 90 students were witnesses, innocent suspects, or guilty suspects in a realistic mock theft. The strategies used to: 1) prepare for the interview, and 2) during the interview. Strategies of preparation and impression management will be presented and the paradox that made innocents appear deceptive and guilty.

Year2020
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Online05 Mar 2020
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Deposited15 Oct 2019
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