Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 It’s the Situation and Your Disposition: A Test of Two Honesty Hypotheses 2020
2020 Teaching Students About Sender and Receiver Variability in Lie Detection 2020
2019 Documenting the truth-default: The low frequency of spontaneous unprompted veracity assessments in deception detection 2019
2019 Five reasons why i am skeptical that indirect or unconscious lie detection is superior to direct deception detection 2019
2019 How Custom Agents Really Detect Lies 2019
2018 The Role of Consistency in Detecting Deception: The Superiority of Correspondence over Coherence 2018
2018 Differences and Similarities Between Koreans and Americans in Lying and Truth-Telling 2018
2018 A critical look at meta-analytic evidence for the cognitive approach to lie detection: A re-examination of Vrij, Fisher, and Blank (2017) 2018
2018 Ecological validity and deception detection research design 2018
2017 The Research of James C. McCroskey: A Personal and Professional Remembrance 2017
2017 The Intertwined Model of Reactance for Resistance and Persuasive Boomerang 2017
2017 The effects of truth–lie base-rates on deception detection accuracy in Korea 2017
2017 Strong Diagnostic Questioning Effects on Deception Detection Accuracy With U.S. Customs Agents 2017
2016 Examining sender and judge variability in honesty assessments and deception detection accuracy: Evidence for a transparent liar but no evidence of deception-general ability 2016
2016 Toward a Pan-cultural Typology of Deception Motives 2016
2015 New and improved accuracy findings in deception detection research 2015
2015 A Few Prolific Liars: Variation in the Prevalence of Lying 2015
2015 Base Rates, Deception Detection, and Deception Theory: A Reply to Burgoon (2015) 2015
2015 Producing deception detection expertise 2015
2015 Two studies examining the error theory underlying the measurement model of the verbal aggressiveness scale 2015
2014 Message Characteristics in Online Product Reviews and Consumer Ratings of Helpfulness 2014
2014 Active Deception Detection 2014
2014 Diagnostic Utility: Experimental Demonstrations and Replications of Powerful Question Effects in High-Stakes Deception Detection 2014
2014 An Introduction to Advances in Deception Theory 2014
2014 Direct and Indirect Measures of Lie Detection Tell the Same Story: A Reply to ten Brinke, Stimson, and Carney (2014) 2014
2014 Expertise in deception detection involves actively prompting diagnostic information rather than passive behavioral observation 2014
2014 The Effects of Truth-Lie Base Rate on Interactive Deception Detection Accuracy 2014
2014 Theorizing About Deception 2014
2014 Truth-Default Theory (TDT): A Theory of Human Deception and Deception Detection 2014
2013 Sharing Good and Bad News with Friends and Strangers: Reasons for and Communication Behaviors Associated with the MUM Effect 2013
2013 A Defense of Publishing Nonsignificant (ns) Results 2013
2013 Comparing Separate Process and Intertwined Models for Reactance 2013
2013 Teenagers Lie a Lot: A Further Investigation into the Prevalence of Lying 2013
2013 The Impact of Accusatory, Non-Accusatory, Bait, and False Evidence Questioning on Deception Detection 2013
2012 The gap between reality and research: Another look at detecting deception in field settings 2012
2012 The Effect of Prenatal Sex Hormones on the Development of Verbal Aggression 2012
2012 The unidimensional relationship closeness scale (URCS): Reliability and validity evidence for a new measure of relationship closeness 2012
2012 Exploring Social Norms as a Group-Level Phenomenon: Do Political Participation Norms Exist and Influence Political Participation on College Campuses? 2012
2012 When Do People Misrepresent Themselves to Others? The Effects of Social Desirability, Ground Truth, and Accountability on Deceptive Self-Presentations 2012
2012 A meta-analysis of trait-behavior correlations in argumentativeness and verbal aggression 2012
2012 Individual and cultural variations in direct communication style 2012
2012 The Problems With Some Means: Cautionary Advice Regarding Reporting and Interpreting Averages in Communication Research 2012
2011 Sender demeanor: Individual differences in sender believability have a powerful impact on deception detection judgments 2011
2011 The Effect of Suspicion on Deception Detection Accuracy: Optimal Level or Opposing Effects? 2011
2011 Statistical Conclusions Validity Basics: Probability and How Type 1 and Type 2 Errors Obscure the Interpretation of Findings in Communication Research Literatures 2011
2010 Online language: The role of culture in self-expression and self-construal on facebook 2010
2010 The impact of lie to me on viewers' actual ability to detect deception 2010
2010 Breaking Good and Bad News: Direction of the MUM Effect and Senders' Cognitive Representations of News Valence 2010
2010 People lie for a reason: Three experiments documenting the principle of veracity 2010
2010 Content in context improves deception detection accuracy 2010
2010 Assessing deception detection accuracy with dichotomous truth-lie judgments and continuous scaling: Are people really more accurate when honesty is scaled? 2010
2010 Increasing deception detection accuracy with strategic questioning 2010
2010 (In)accuracy at detecting true and false confessions and denials: An initial test of a projected motive model of veracity judgments 2010
2010 Rankings and trends in citation patterns of communication journals 2010
2010 The prevalence of lying in America: Three studies of self-reported lies 2010
2009 A multitrait-multimethod validity assessment of the verbal aggressiveness and argumentativeness scales 2009
2009 The relationship between cheating behavior and sensation-seeking 2009
2009 Sample sizes and effect sizes are negatively correlated in meta-analyses: Evidence and implications of a publication bias against nonsignificant findings 2009
2009 Scaring the already scared: Some problems with HIV/AIDS fear appeals in Namibia 2009
2009 Negotiating a friends with benefits relationship 2009
2009 Can't live with them or can't live without them?: The effects of betrayal on relational outcomes in college dating relationships 2009
2009 High Detection Rates of Colorectal Neoplasia by Stool DNA Testing With a Novel Digital Melt Curve Assay 2009
2008 The language of truthful and deceptive denials and confessions 2008
2008 A communication researchers' guide to null hypothesis significance testing and alternatives 2008
2008 A critical assessment of null hypothesis significance testing in quantitative communication research 2008
2008 Lie acceptability: A construct and measure 2008
2007 Some conceptual and theoretical challenges for cross-cultural communication research in the 21st century 2007
2007 Testing public anxiety treatments against a credible placebo control 2007
2007 The effects of argument quality and involvement type on attitude formation and attitude change: A test of dual-process and social judgment predictions 2007
2007 The effects of the even-a-few-minutes-would-help strategy, perspective taking, and empathic concern on the successful recruiting of volunteers on campus 2007
2006 The lying chicken and the gaze avoidant Egg: Eye contact, deception, and causal order 2006
2006 Deception detection accuracy is a predictable linear function of message veracity base-rate: A formal test of park and levine's probability model 2006
2006 Dogmatism updated: A scale revision and validation 2006
2006 Interaction-based diversity initiative outcomes: An evaluation of an initiative aimed at bridging the racial divide on a college campus 2006
2006 Love styles and communication in relationships: Partner preferences, initiation, and intensification 2006
2006 The desirability of using confirmatory factor analysis on published scales 2006
2005 Tests of a theory of communicative responsibility 2005
2005 Testing the effects of nonverbal behavior training on accuracy in deception detection with the inclusion of a bogus training control group 2005
2005 A multimethod multitrait validity assessment of self-construal in Japan, Korea, and the United States 2005
2005 Confirmatory factor analysis and scale validation in communication research 2005
2004 The dimensionality of the verbal aggressiveness scale 2004
2004 Narcissism and empathy as predictors of obsessive relational intrusion 2004
2004 Self-construal as a predictor of communal and exchange orientation in Taiwan and the USA 2004
2004 The accurate reporting of software‐generated p‐values: A cautionary research note 2004
2003 Self-construal scales lack validity 2003
2003 Self-construal scales lack validity 2003
2003 The (in)validity of self-construal scales revisited 2003
2003 The (in)validity of self-construal scales revisited 2003
2003 The overestimation of effect sizes from F values in meta-analysis: The cause and a solution 2003
2003 The relative impact of violation type and lie severity on judgments of message deceitfulness 2003
2002 Eta Squared, Partial Eta Squared, and Misreporting of Effect Size in Communication Research 2002
2002 Eta squared, partial eta squared, and misreporting of effect size in communication research 2002
2002 Introduction: Statistical and Methodological Issues in Communication Research 2002
2002 Statistical and methodological issues in communication research - Introduction 2002
2002 The High Cost of Complexity in Experimental Design and Data Analysis Type I and Type II Error Rates in Multiway ANOVA 2002
2002 To stay or to leave? The role of attachment styles in communication patterns and potential termination of romantic relationships following discovery of deception 2002
2002 What can we learn from the study of twins about genetic and environmental influences on interpersonal affiliation, aggressiveness, and social anxiety?: A meta-analytic study 2002
2002 Group and individual accuracy in deception detection 2002
2002 How people really detect lies 2002
2002 One-tailed F-tests in communication research 2002
2001 Behavioral adaptation, confidence, and heuristic-based explanations of the probing effect 2001
2001 Behavioral adaptation, confidence, and heuristic-based explanations of the probing effect 2001
2001 A probability model of accuracy in deception detection experiments 2001
2001 The effects of power and message variables on compliance 2001
2001 Dichotomous and continuous views of deception: A reexamination of deception ratings in information manipulation theory 2001
2000 Sexual motives, gender, and sexual behavior 2000
2000 Norms, expectations, and deception: A norm violation model of veracity judgments 2000
2000 Culture and information manipulation theory: The effects of self‐construal and locus of benefit on information manipulation 2000
1999 Accuracy in detecting truths and lies: Documenting the "veracity effect" 1999
1999 Information manipulation theory and perceptions of deception in Hong Kong 1999
1999 The theory of reasoned action and self-construal: Evidence from three cultures 1999
1998 Modeling the psychometric properties of information manipulation ratings 1998
1998 The theory of reasoned action and self-construals: Understanding recycling in hawai'i 1998
1997 Resisting compliance in the multicultural classroom 1997
1997 Situational intimacy as a predictor of compliance-gaining tactic selection 1997
1996 Further Thoughts on Recall, Memory, and the Measurement of Listening A Rejoinder to Bostrom 1996
1996 Gender, love schemas, and reactions to romantic break-ups 1996
1996 A critical analysis of the behavioral adaptation explanation of the probing effect 1996
1996 Speaking of information manipulation: A critical rejoiner 1996
1996 Attributions of deception as a function of reward value: A test of two explanations 1996
1996 Can behavioral adaptation explain the probing effect? Rejoinder to Buller et al. 1996
1996 The impact of self and others' argumentativeness on talk about controversial issues 1996
1995 The Impact of Power on Communicative Persistence, Strategic Diversity and Bargaining Outcomes 1995
1994 Ethnic and Gender Differences in Opening Lines 1994
1994 Disentangling Listening and Verbal Recall Related But Separate Constructs? 1994
1993 The Impact of Argumentativeness and Verbal Aggressiveness on Strategic Diversity and Persistence in Compliance-Gaining Behavior 1993
1993 Argumentativeness and Resistance to Persuasion 1993
1993 The Influence of Perceived Source Reward Value on Attributions of Deception 1993
1992 Sex Differences in Emotional Reactions to Discovered Deception 1992
1992 Linking Love and Lies: A Formal Test of the Mccornack and Parks Model of Deception Detection 1992
1992 When the alteration of information is viewed as deception: An empirical test of information manipulation theory 1992
1991 The Dark Side of Trust: Conceptualizing and Measuring Types of Communicative Suspicion 1991
1991 Defecting and Assessing Statistical Interactions with Multiple Regression 1991
1990 When lies are uncovered: Emotional and relational outcomes of discovered deception 1990
1990 Measuring Trait Communication Apprehension: A Test Of Rival Measurement Models Of The Prca-24 1990
1990 Cross‐situational consistency and use/nonuse tendencies in compliance‐gaining tactic selection 1990
1990 When lovers become leery: The relationship between suspicion and accuracy in detecting deception 1990
1988 Individual Differences and Compliance Gaining Message Selection: The Effects of Verbal Aggressivencess, Argumentativeness, Dogmatism, and Negativism 1988


Year Title Altmetric
2019 An overview of detecting deceptive communication.  289-301. 2019
2019 Persuasion.  261-275. 2019
2015 New Findings in Non-Verbal Lie Detection.  37-58. 2015
2010 Friends with Benefits:: A Precarious Negotiation.  91-102. 2010
2010 Measuring argumentativeness and verbal aggressiveness: Psychometric concerns and advances.  67-81. 2010
2010 Advances in deception detection.  201-220. 2010
2009 Some considerations for a new theory of deceptive communication.  16-34. 2009

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Michigan State University 1992
  • Full Name

  • Timothy Levine