I hate responding to small-talk interrogations. I'm a private person, and I just don't feel ok with giving relative strangers answers to personal-feeling questions, even though the questions themselves may be fairly innocuous. I also get confused and flustered when people ask me a lot of questions, and I will make mistakes, even though they are about me. How can I avoid answering these kinds of questions? [more inside]
posted by windykites
on Sep 20, 2013 -
Are there any transcripts available online of non-famous rather-SOPy US police interrogations? Are such things public domain?
posted by xmutex
on Dec 31, 2009 -
Crime TV Filter: What really happens during interrogations? Are the TV shows anything like actual witness/suspect interviews? [more inside]
posted by slavlin
on Jul 22, 2008 -
What are the best scholarly books and articles in any field that would bear on how you might rapidly assess a person and predict aspects of his or her behavior based on various easily (not *necessarily* instantly) ascertainable characteristics (demographic information, body language, speaking patterns, ethnicity, education, etc.)? [more inside]
posted by shivohum
on Feb 26, 2007 -
Can people be trained to better withstand or recover faster from sexual assault? I'm thinking specifically of people being sent into situations where being sexually assaulted is a high risk (e.g. law-enforcement undercover in the sex-trade, humanitarian aid workers in combat zones, soldiers)... [more inside]
posted by sarahkeebs
on Dec 23, 2006 -
When I came to I was tied to a chair in the dark basement of what appeared to be a farm house. Across the table was Herr Doktor with a menacing look behind his small circular glasses. He was filling a syringe when he said "Von dose of zee Sodium Pentothal
and ve vill know zee truth!"
"Sodium Pentothal?" I thought to myself, what the hell is that? How does it work and I'm pretty sure there is gonna be [more inside]
posted by DragonBoy
on Aug 24, 2006 -
I haven't been on a plane since 2000 (before a certain terrorist attack) and I have a trip next week so is there anything i really need to know? Can I bring food, pencils, fingernail files, etc. onboard with me? Should i be careful what i say out loud? Are people gonna stop me wherever I go?
posted by Slimemonster
on Apr 13, 2004 -
Does anyone know who makes the chair that Agent Smith wheels over and sits down in while interrogating Morpheus in the first Matrix movie?
posted by tirade
on Jan 6, 2004 -