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The Washington Post published an interview with anti-gun activist David Hogg yesterday, and other news outlets are picking up on the fact that he claims he has had seven assassination attempts on his life. As in, seven times people have tried to kill him. While the WaPo reporter doesn’t explore that or ask for any details, we can deduce much from Hogg’s language itself.read more
Analyzing 911 calls is a great way for beginning analysts to practice the principles they’ve learned in formal training. The 911 call is, in some respects, the first interview in a case—sometimes with the perpetrator. Applying the principles of deception detection to...read more
Today we’ll look at how the unasked question can be used to conceal.read more