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Deception is in the Eyes of the Beholder

Participants will complete a mission within Portsmouth (outside the department) for approximately 30 minutes. They will then 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. The study will take approximately one hour.

Volunteers must be:

  • Age: Above the age of 18
  • Gender: Either
  • Staff/Student: Both

More Information:

As a thank you, participants will receive 1.5 course credits if they are first year psychology students. All other participants will receive £10. Participants will also have the opportunity to be entered in a draw to win one of three prizes (£50, £75, or £150).

  • Dates: 24/1/2020 to 30/4/2020
  • Duration: one hour
  • Location: King Henry building

If you would like more information, contact Haneen Deeb at

This testing has been reviewed by the Science Faculty ethics committee and been given the following ethics code: SFEC 2019-108

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  1. Not a psychology student, but interested nonetheless

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