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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 ...
An exploration of Muslim Canadians’ perceptions towards law enforcement authorities and their willingness to cooperate in general crime control and counterterrorism efforts
Research suggests that following the tragic events of 9/11, Muslim Canadians have been subjected to increased discrimination by law enforcement officers. Nonetheless, few studies have explored how such experiences may ...
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 = ...
Protection or provocation? Police control of Muslim immigrants in combating terrorism
Counter-terrorism efforts have considerable bearing on the relationship between Muslim immigrants and law enforcement. As frontline law enforcers, the police are responsible for securing community support and acting as ...
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 ...