This guide outlines a simple technique for eliciting maximum verifiable detail from cooperative interviewees, and for using the number of verifiable details to help establish whether the account is true and accurate.
It sets out how interviewers can gain an impression of whether or not their interviewee's statements are truthful or not, covering:
- what to do at the beginning of the interview
- what kind of details are relevant
- what things the interviewer should be aware of when using this technique.
- If you are interested in reading some of the research behind this guide, please see The Verifiability Approach: Countermeasures Facilitate its Ability to Discriminate Between Truths and Lies
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