volume 122, issue 5, P1808-1823 2018
DOI: 10.1177/0033294118794411
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Abstract: Deception studies typically focus on the deceiver (or the deceived), with lie detection of paramount concern. Consequently, little attention has been paid to the experience of third-party observers of deceptive communications. In the current study, therefore, we investigated the impact of deception priming on the subsequent information processing of outsiders, with a primary focus on the intent to deceive. Participants read pairs of stories (A and B) depicting everyday interpersonal interactions. In Story A, a…

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