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  • 14 January 2022
  • 3 min read

The purpose of this study is to examine methods of enhancing lie detection. Participants will be asked to complete some activities and will then be asked to tell the truth or lie about them.

    What will participants be doing?

    Participants will complete a mission near the Department of Psychology and will then be asked to lie or tell the truth about the mission to an interviewer. At the end of the experiment, participants will complete an automated questionnaire on their experiences, impressions, and demographics.

    Participant characteristics:

    • any gender
    • aged 18+
    • staff, student and the general public

    Location and length of study

    Department of Psychology (King Henry Building - PO1 2DY) and the surrounding area. Participants will be needed for around 70 minutes.


    Participants will receive £20 for taking part.

    Closing date

    30 June 2022.


    To express interest in volunteering for this project and for further information please contact Haneen Deeb at haneen.deeb@port.ac.uk


    Ethics code: SHFEC 2021-121