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Qualifications

BA (Hons) Manchester; PhD Manchester

Responsibilities

Main Teaching Areas:

Social Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Publications

Journal Articles

Taylor R. and Rolfe C. (2009). “Well you made me do it!!” Perceptions of the target and perpetrators of everyday deceptions. Social Psychology Review, 11, 51-56.

Taylor, R. & Hick, R.F. (2007). Believed cues to deception: Judgements in self-generated serious and trivial situations. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 12, 321-331.

Taylor, R. & Hill-Davies, C. (2004). Parents and non-parents beliefs about the cues to deception in children. Psychology, Crime and Law, 10, 455-464.

Lakhani, M. & Taylor, R. (2003). Beliefs about the cues to deception in high and low stake situations. Psychology, Crime and Law, 9, 357-368.

Vrij, A., & Taylor, R. (2003). Police officers’ and students beliefs about telling and detecting trivial and serious lies. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 5, 41-49.

Books

Taylor, R. and Gozna, L.F. Deception: A Young Person’s Life Skill? Published December 2010 by Psychology Press.

Recent Conference Presentations

Taylor, R. (2010). The effects of stakes and motive on negotiation of blame. Paper presented at the 20th Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law. Gothenburg, Sweden. June 2010

Taylor, R. & Gozna, L.F. (2010). Adolescent deception: Boundaries, Strategies and Blame. Paper presented at the 20th Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law. Gothenburg, Sweden. June 2010

Taylor, R., Mayer, P., & Bowers, D. (2010). Development of commitment to elective groups: Parents, peers and geographical proximity. Paper presented at the British Psychological Society Social Section Conference. Winchester, UK. September 2010.

Taylor, R. & Nash, P. (2006). Decision-making during deceptive interactions: Sender and receiver perspectives. Paper presented at the 16th Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law. Liverpool. June 2006.

Taylor, R. & Rolfe, C. (2005). Believed cues to deception: A qualitative investigation. Paper presented at the 15th Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law. Vilnius, Lithuania. July 2005.

External

Graduate Member of British Psychological Society

Member of European Association of Psychology and Law

Member of European Association of Social Psychology

Member of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition

Member of the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group

STEM Ambassador

Research

Deception and the detection of deception, verbal and non-verbal communication, commitment to self-selecting groups.

Project 1

Deception in adolescence (in collaboration with Dr Lynsey Gozna, University of Lincoln)

Project 2

Believed cues to deception

Project 3

The development of commitment to subordinate and superordinate self-selecting groups

Current Research Students
Dan Bowers (MPhil/PhD)
Sarah Jones (MPhil/PhD)

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