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The present study explores the relationship between social awareness, type of questioning, gender effects, and deception detection. Following are important definitions of concepts and tools used in this research:
- We can bias someone's perception of another person by the way a question is worded (Questionnaire design; Ulatwski, 2013).
- Direct Question: An explicit measure of deception detection. Direct questions focus on personality characteristics associated with deception (DePaulo, 2018).
- Indirect Question: Lie detection does not access implicit knowledge but focuses the perceiver on more useful cues. Indirect questions focus on biases, and verbal and body language (Street & Richardson, 2015).
- Deception Detection Experts: People who are naturally adept, who have undergone extensive training, or who are professionally experienced at recognizing and interpreting behavioral signals of deception (Levine et al., 2014).
- Social Awareness: Mental events in which one forms a mental representation of either oneself or another person (Sheldon, 1996).
- Social Awareness Inventory (SAI) assesses individual differences in social awareness of emotion demonstrated by others (Sheldon, 1996).
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Avendano, Jake; Boris, Kelly; and Plummer, Faith, "Liar Liar: Gender Differences in Deception Detection" (2019). Content presented at the Roesch Social Sciences Symposium. 19.