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The wording of a question can bias someone's perception of another person (Questionnaire design; Ulatwski, 2013).
- Direct Questions
- Indirect Questions
- Social Awareness
Social Awareness Inventory (SAI) assesses individual differences in social awareness of emotion demonstrated by others (Sheldon, 1996).
Hypothesis 1:Indirect questioning as compared to direct questioning when evaluating an interviewee's dishonest responses will produce more accurate determinations of dishonesty that correspond with research-supported correlates of dishonesty.
Hypothesis 2: Questions designed to detect observer bias related to dishonest behaviors, compared to those related to interviewee verbal and nonverbal characteristics, as well as the observer’s expectations of interviewee behaviors will be more accurately associated with dishonesty of the interviewee in the video.
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Scheiwiller, Emily and Weightman, Shelbie, "Body Language "Says" More about Whether a Person Is Lying" (2019). Content presented at the Roesch Social Sciences Symposium. 20.