Charles R. Honts, Ph. D.

Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications: Scientific

Honts, C. R., Kassin, S. M., & Craig, R. (2013). Id know a false confession if I saw one: A constructive replication with juveniles. Psychology, Crime and Law, Published online 15 November 2013.


Honts, C. R., & Kircher, J. C. (2011). Research methods for psychophysiological deception detection. In Rosenfeld, B., & Penrod, S. D., (Eds.) Research Methods in Forensic Psychology, Hoboken, (pp. 105-121) NJ, USA: Wiley.


Honts, C. R., & Schweinle, (2009). Information gain of psychophysiological detection of deception in forensic and screening settings. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 34, 161-172.


Honts, C. R. & Alloway, W. (2007). Information does not affect the validity of a comparison question test.  Legal And Criminological Psychology, 12, 311-312.


Honts, C. R., & Amato, S. (2007). Automation of a screening polygraph test increases accuracy. Psychology, Crime & Law, 13, 187-199. (Available online in 2006)


Honts, C. R. (2004). The psychophysiological detection of deception, in P. Granhag and L. Strömwall (Eds.) Detection of deception in forensic contexts.  London: Cambridge University Press 103-123.


Honts, C. R., Amato, S., & Gordon, A. (2004).  Effects of outside issues on the Control Question Test. The Journal of General Psychology, 151, 53-74.


Honts, C. R., Amato, S. & Gordon, A. K.  (2001).  Effects of spontaneous countermeasures used against the comparison question test. Polygraph, 30, 1-9.


Tye, M. C., Amato, S. L., Honts, C. R., Devitt, M. K.,  & Peters, D. P. (1999).  The willingness of children to lie and the assessment of credibility in an ecologically relevant laboratory setting. Applied Developmental Science, 3, 92-109.


Honts, C. R. (1996).  Criterion development and validity of the control question test in field application. The Journal of General Psychology, 123, 309-324.


Honts, C. R. (1994).  The psychophysiological detection of deception.  Current Directions in Psychological Science, 3, 77-82.


Honts, C. R., Raskin, D. C., & Kircher, J. C. (1994).  Mental and physical countermeasures reduce the accuracy of polygraph tests.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 79, 252-259.


Honts, C. R., & Perry, M. V. (1992).  Polygraph admissibility:  Changes and challenges.  Law and Human Behavior, 16, 357-379.


Honts, C. R., (1991).  The emperor's new clothes:  Application of polygraph tests in the American workplace.  Forensic Reports, 4, 91-116


Honts, C. R., & Raskin, D. C. (1988). A field study of the validity of the directed lie control question.  Journal of Police Science and Administration, 16, 56-61.


Honts, C. R., Hodes, R. L., & Raskin, D. C. (1985). Effects of physical countermeasures on the physiological detection of deception.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 70, 177-187.


Selected Publications: Legal

Honts, C. R., Raskin, D. C., & Kircher, J. C. (2008). Scientific Status: The case for polygraph tests.  In, D. L. Faigman, M. J. Saks, J. Sanders, and E. Cheng (Eds.) Modern scientific evidence:  The law and science of expert testimony (Volume 5): 2008-2009 Edition. Thompson West: Eagan, Minnesota.


Honts, C. R., & Peterson, C. F. (1997). Brief of the Committee of Concerned Social Scientists as Amicus Curiae.  United States v. Scheffer, in the Supreme Court of the United States.


Honts, C. R. & Quick, B. D., (1995).  The polygraph in 1995:  Progress in science and the law.  North Dakota Law Review, 71, 987-1020.


Honts, C. R. (1994).  Assessing children’s credibility:  Scientific and legal issues in 1994.  North Dakota Law Review, 70, 879-903.