This creates a cohesive and broad view of the state of deception research, while allowing for the varying definitions, foci, and opinions within the field.Of particular relevance to financial fraud are the sections on: Opening Paragraph: Deception and especially lying are typically ascribed to human beings and often distinguished from other forms of conveying incorrect or misleading information by intentionality.Jeff Hancock talks with co-author Nicole Ellison about their work (with others) on the issue of ‘deception’ on online dating sites.
Online communication has become an integral part of most of our lives, and yet many people continue to view those they meet on the Internet with suspicion.
They imagine that online forums are filled with sexual predators and people using false identities. Online interactions vary in terms of two major questions: (1) What venues are we using to communicate, and, (2) What are we lying about?
► Men self-presented deceptively when expected a date.
► Women did not engage in deceptive self-presentation.
One does not expect his or her opponents to tell what cards are in hand, so misleading information in this domain is not viewed as deceptive, but instead simply as part of the game (Hancock, 2009).