Existing research indicates that ¬†professional law enforcement officers are generally no better than untrained novices at detecting deception. Moreover, traditional training methods are often less effective than no training at all at improving successful detection. University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Assistant Professor Yu-Hao Lee discusses his…

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Posted: October 25, 2019

As people age, they can experience a sense of social isolation as their peer group begins to diminish and as their mobility and mental faculties begin to decline. To combat this isolation, maintaining social connectedness, or the relationship between a person and society, is key. Studies have shown that a…

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Posted: August 5, 2019

People think that they make decisions based on rationally analyzed choices, but research shows that people frequently make decisions based on irrelevant information due to unconscious cognitive biases. How can people avoid relying on cognitive shortcuts that leave them vulnerable to making poor choices? New research suggests they might want…

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Posted: April 27, 2018