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Detecting deception in second-language speakers
It is currently unknown how lie detection accuracy is affected when someone is speaking in his or her second language. We examined whether language proficiency had an impact on lie detection. We hypothesized that when ...
The effect of target language proficiency on deception detection among undergraduate students
I examined the impact of targets’ language proficiency on observers’ lie detection accuracy, discrimination, bias, and confidence. Observers (N = 132) were randomly assigned to make deception judgments about targets (N = ...
The effect of language proficiency on second-language lie detection.
I examined whether observers’ own language proficiencies would affect their lie detection judgments. In a previous study, native- and second-language English speakers were videotaped as they either lied or told the truth ...
The impact of thin(ner) slicing on deception detection
I examined whether the length of thin slices (i.e., observations of behavior less than five minutes) affected deception detection. Participants (N = 262) were randomly assigned to one of seven exposure length conditions ...