Aldert Vrij

Aldert Vrij is a Professor of Applied Social Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Portsmouth (UK). His primary research interests are nonverbal and verbal cues to deception. His book Detecting Lies and Deceit: Pitfalls and Opportunities, published by Wiley in 2008, provides a comprehensive overview of deception and lie detection research. He advises the police about conducting interviews with suspects, and gives invited talks and workshops on lie detection to practitioners and scholars across the world, including police, homeland security, defense, judges, solicitors, social workers, fraud investigators, insurers and bankers.