Truth-Default Theory (TDT)

@article{Levine2014TruthDefaultT,
  title={Truth-Default Theory (TDT)},
  author={Timothy R. Levine},
  journal={Journal of Language and Social Psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={33},
  pages={378 - 392}
}
  • T. Levine
  • Published 23 May 2014
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Language and Social Psychology
Truth-Default Theory (TDT) is a new theory of deception and deception detection. This article offers an initial sketch of, and brief introduction to, TDT. The theory seeks to provide an elegant explanation of previous findings as well as point to new directions for future research. Unlike previous theories of deception detection, TDT emphasizes contextualized communication content in deception detection over nonverbal behaviors associated with emotions, arousal, strategic self-presentation, or… 
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