Gershon Ben-Shakhar

Summary

Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Current research and potential applications of the concealed information test: an overview
    Gershon Ben-Shakhar
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel
    Front Psychol 3:342. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Trial by polygraph: reconsidering the use of the guilty knowledge technique in court
    Gershon Ben-Shakhar
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Law Hum Behav 26:527-41. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The validity of psychophysiological detection of information with the Guilty Knowledge Test: a meta-analytic review
    Gershon Ben-Shakhar
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    J Appl Psychol 88:131-51. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Personally-significant information affects performance only within the focus of attention: a direct manipulation of attention
    Assaf Breska
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:1754-67. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating the validity of the guilty knowledge test from simulated experiments: the external validity of mock crime studies
    David Carmel
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Appl 9:261-9. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Orienting response elicitation by personally significant information under subliminal stimulus presentation: demonstration using the concealed information test
    Keren Maoz
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychophysiology 49:1610-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Algorithms for detecting concealed knowledge among groups when the critical information is unavailable
    Assaf Breska
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Appl 18:292-300. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Psychophysiological and behavioral measures for detecting concealed information: the role of memory for crime details
    Galit Nahari
    Department of Criminology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychophysiology 48:733-44. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Dissociations of personally significant and task-relevant distractors inside and outside the focus of attention: a combined behavioral and psychophysiological study
    Nurit Gronau
    Dept of Psychology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Gen 132:512-29. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and physiological measures in the detection of concealed information
    Nurit Gronau
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Appl Psychol 90:147-58. 2005

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Publications17

  1. pmc Current research and potential applications of the concealed information test: an overview
    Gershon Ben-Shakhar
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel
    Front Psychol 3:342. 2012
    ..Finally, implications of current research to the actual application of the CIT will be discussed and several recommendations that can enhance the use of the CIT will be made...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trial by polygraph: reconsidering the use of the guilty knowledge technique in court
    Gershon Ben-Shakhar
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Law Hum Behav 26:527-41. 2002
    ..This paper describes the technique, and argues for considering its admissibility as evidence in criminal courts...
  3. ncbi request reprint The validity of psychophysiological detection of information with the Guilty Knowledge Test: a meta-analytic review
    Gershon Ben-Shakhar
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    J Appl Psychol 88:131-51. 2003
    ..12. The authors discuss factors that might limit the generalizability of these results and recommend further research of the GKT in realistic setups...
  4. ncbi request reprint Personally-significant information affects performance only within the focus of attention: a direct manipulation of attention
    Assaf Breska
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:1754-67. 2011
    ..This implies that PS information affects performance only when presented within but not outside the focus of attention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating the validity of the guilty knowledge test from simulated experiments: the external validity of mock crime studies
    David Carmel
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Appl 9:261-9. 2003
    ..However, these effects were mediated by the type of GKT questions used. Practical implications of these results are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Orienting response elicitation by personally significant information under subliminal stimulus presentation: demonstration using the concealed information test
    Keren Maoz
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychophysiology 49:1610-7. 2012
    ..The results extend previous findings showing that autonomic responses can be elicited following subliminal exposure to aversive information, and also may have implications on the applied usage of the CIT...
  7. doi request reprint Algorithms for detecting concealed knowledge among groups when the critical information is unavailable
    Assaf Breska
    Department of Psychology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Appl 18:292-300. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint Psychophysiological and behavioral measures for detecting concealed information: the role of memory for crime details
    Galit Nahari
    Department of Criminology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychophysiology 48:733-44. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that, while time delay may somewhat reduce the ability to detect the guilty, it also diminishes the danger of accusing informed-innocents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dissociations of personally significant and task-relevant distractors inside and outside the focus of attention: a combined behavioral and psychophysiological study
    Nurit Gronau
    Dept of Psychology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Gen 132:512-29. 2003
    ..These results indicate that there is a fundamental difference between task-relevant words and personally significant words: The former capture attention even when presented peripherally, whereas the latter do not...
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and physiological measures in the detection of concealed information
    Nurit Gronau
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Appl Psychol 90:147-58. 2005
    ..In both cases, combining the 2 measures yielded no advantage over the use of SCR alone. Thus, although behavioral measures may differentiate between relevant and neutral information in some cases, their practical use is questionable...
  11. doi request reprint Interstimulus intervals for skin conductance response measurement
    Assaf Breska
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychophysiology 48:437-40. 2011
    ..However, overall responses were attenuated with the shorter ISI. The implications of these results for various types of studies, using skin conductance responses, were discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of questions' repetition and variation on the efficiency of the guilty knowledge test: a reexamination
    Gershon Ben-Shakhar
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    J Appl Psychol 87:972-7. 2002
    ..68, .81, and .99, respectively). These results demonstrate that a GKT based on multiple questions is superior to the use of many repetitions of a single or a few questions, and it can reach an almost perfect detection efficiency...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effects of serial position and frequency of presentation of common stimulus features on orienting response reinstatement
    Gershon Ben-Shakhar
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Isreal
    Psychophysiology 40:139-45. 2003
    ..The implications of these findings for the feature-matching theory are discussed and a modification of the theory is proposed...
  14. ncbi request reprint The ethical significance of diagnostic test results in psychology practice
    Gaby Shefler
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Med Law 28:349-67. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Finger pulse waveform length in the detection of concealed information
    Eitan Elaad
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, The College of Judea and Samaria, Ariel, Israel
    Int J Psychophysiol 61:226-34. 2006
    ..However, finger pulse was less affected by habituation than both respiration and skin conductance. Results suggested that the FPWL might be a useful addition to the existing measures in the detection of concealed information...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of novel distractors on performance in focused attention tasks: a cognitive-psychophysiological approach
    Nurit Gronau
    Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at MGH, Harvard Medical School, 149 Thirteenth St, Room 2301, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:570-5. 2006
    ..Whereas the former exert influence only within the focus of attention, the latter affect performance even when positioned in an unattended location. Our findings have important implications for the operation of visual attention...
  17. ncbi request reprint Covert respiration measures for the detection of concealed information
    Eitan Elaad
    Ariel University Center, Ariel, Israel
    Biol Psychol 77:284-91. 2008
    ..One of the covert measures produced detection efficiency that was similar to that of the standard respiration and finger pulse measures, but less than the electrodermal measure...