Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Memory and Law$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Lynn Nadel and Walter P. Sinnott-Armstrong

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199920754

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 23 June 2017

Detection of Concealed Stored Memories with Psychophysiological and Neuroimaging Methods

Detection of Concealed Stored Memories with Psychophysiological and Neuroimaging Methods

Chapter:
(p.263) 11 Detection of Concealed Stored Memories with Psychophysiological and Neuroimaging Methods
Source:
Memory and Law
Author(s):

J. Peter Rosenfeld

Gershon Ben-Shakhar

Giorgio Ganis

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.003.0011

This chapter describes the use of three types of physiological measures used to detect concealed memories. These measures may be utilized by legal authorities to detect involvement in criminal and terror activities and malingered cognitive deficits. The first set of measures records activities of the autonomic nervous system such as heart rate, skin conductance, and blood pressure as indexes of autonomic arousal accompanying confrontation with crime-related items. The second and third sets of measures record brain activity associated with recognition of intentionally concealed information. The second utilizes the P300 event-related brain potential derived from EEG and the third utilizes functional magnetic resonance imaging responses accompanying the viewing (or hearing) of crime scene details. All these measures use the guilty knowledge test (also called the concealed information test) protocol to discover concealed memories. The research literature and current status of the guilty knowledge test with the various measures are reviewed.

Keywords:   Guilty Knowledge Test (GKT), Concealed Information Test (CIT), autonomic measures, electrodermal measures, cardiovascular measures, respiration changes, Orienting Response (OR), Event-Related Potential (ERP), P300, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (FMRI), Complex Trial Protocol

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .