26 Aug2020

Congratulations~~ Ann and Shi-Chiang published their first paper~~

Variation of picture angles and its effect on the Concealed Information Test

Ann Hsu, Yu-Hui Lo, Shi-Chiang Ke, Lin Lin, Philip Tseng

The reaction time-based Concealed Information Test (RT-CIT) is a memory task that detects one’s reaction time cost when viewing a familiar photograph. Thus, the guilty should react slower to crime-related pictures relative to pictures not from the crime. The RT-CIT, however, relies heavily on suspects’ memory integrity and is therefore potentially susceptible to factors that are known to impair memory integrity. Here, we tested one possible weakness of the RT-CIT: namely, how accurate (and resemblant to suspects’ memory) do the relevant pictures have to be? 

Published in Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications

Here is the link: https://cognitiveresearchjournal.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s41235-020-00233-6

Ann did her internship with Dr. Tseng, and is now pursuing a master degree in Brain and Cognitive Sciences (MBCS), University of Amsterdam. 

Shi-Chiang is a medical student doing his internship with Dr. Tseng.