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I am an experimental psychology researcher interested in emotions, decision-making, user behaviour in the Sharing Economy, and deception detection. My research focuses on the behavioural cues used to ascertain if people are being truthful or deceptive. My work involves investigating differences in judgements and perceptions made alone or in groups, embodied effects on attention and information processing, the impact of situational factors on accuracy and bias, the production of deceptive facial expressions, and improving forensic interviewing practices. Recently, my research focuses on meta-research and meta-psychology, with a focus on methods, statistics, and open science.
Senior Lecturer Criminology and Investigative Psychology
Denault, Vincent and Zloteanu, Mircea (2022) Darwin's illegitimate children : how body language experts undermine Darwin's legacy. Evolutionary Human Sciences, ISSN (online) 2513-843X (Epub Ahead of Print)
Zloteanu, Mircea, Salman, Nadine L., Krumhuber, Eva G. and Richardson, Daniel C. (2022) Looking guilty : handcuffing suspects influences judgements of deception. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, ISSN (print) 1544-4759 (Epub Ahead of Print)
Zloteanu, Mircea, Harvey, Nigel, Tuckett, David and Livan, Giacomo (2021) Judgments in the Sharing Economy : the effect of user-generated trust and reputation information on decision-making accuracy and bias. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, p. 776999. ISSN (online) 1664-1078
Zloteanu, Mircea, Krumhuber, Eva G. and Richardson, Daniel C. (2021) Acting surprised : comparing perceptions of different dynamic deliberate expressions. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 45, pp. 169-185. ISSN (print) 0191-5886
Zloteanu, Mircea, Krumhuber, Eva G. and Richardson, Daniel C. (2021) Sitting in judgment : how body posture influences deception detection and gazing behavior. Behavioral Sciences, 11(6), p. 85. ISSN (online) 2076-328X
Zloteanu, Mircea, Bull, Peter, Krumhuber, Eva and Richardson, Daniel (2021) Veracity judgement, not accuracy : reconsidering the role of facial expressions, empathy, and emotion recognition training on deception detection. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74(5), pp. 910-927. ISSN (print) 1747-0218
Zloteanu, Mircea and Krumhuber, Eva (2021) Expression authenticity : the role of genuine and deliberate displays in emotion perception. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, p. 611248. ISSN (online) 1664-1078
Denault, Vincent [Interviewer], Delmas, Hugues [Interviewee] and Zloteanu, Mircea [Interviewee] (2021) Communication non verbale et détection du mensonge : une conversation entre trois jeunes chercheurs. COMMposite, 22(1), pp. 107-119. ISSN (online) 1206-9256
Namba, Shushi, Matsui, Hiroshi and Zloteanu, Mircea (2021) Distinct temporal features of genuine and deliberate facial expressions of surprise. Scientific Reports, 11, p. 3362. ISSN (online) 2045-2322
Lodge, Chloe and Zloteanu, Mircea (2020) Jurors' expectations and decision-making : revisiting the CSI effect. The North of England Bulletin, 2020(2), pp. 19-30.
Zloteanu, Mircea, Harvey, Nigel, Tuckett, David and Livan, Giacomo (2018) Digital identity : the effect of trust and reputation information on user judgement in the sharing economy. PLoS ONE, 13(12), e0209071. ISSN (online) 1932-6203
Zloteanu, Mircea, Krumhuber, Eva G. and Richardson, Daniel C. (2018) Detecting genuine and deliberate displays of surprise in static and dynamic faces. Frontiers in Psychology, 9(1184), ISSN (print) 1664-1078
Zloteanu, Mircea (2020) Reconsidering facial expressions and deception detection. In: Freitas-Magalhaes, A. and Borod, Joan, (eds.) Handbook of Facial Expression of Emotion. Porto, Portugal : FEELab Science Books. pp. 238-283. 3 ISBN 9788410746978
Zloteanu, Mircea (2015) The role of emotions in detecting deception. In: Williams, Emma and Sheeha, Iman, (eds.) Deception : an interdisciplinary exploration. Oxford, U.K. : Brill. pp. 203-217. ISBN 9781848883543
Zloteanu, Mircea (2022) Stop aggregating veracity judgements! The benefits and necessity of proper data analysis. In: Decepticon 2022; 17-18 Oct 2022, Held online. (Unpublished)
Zloteanu, Mircea, Felisberti, Fatima and Kulke, Louisa (2022) Individual differences affecting dynamic emotion authenticity perception. In: ISRE 2022 : Conference of the International Society for Research on Emotion; 15-18 Jul 2022, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, U.S.. (Unpublished)
Zloteanu, Mircea, Krumhuber, Eva and Richardson, Daniel (2019) The importance of posed facial expression production and presentation method on authenticity discrimination. In: ISRE 2019; 10-13 Jul 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Unpublished)
Zloteanu, Mircea (2017) Emotions and deception detection. (PhD thesis), University College London, .
Zloteanu, Mircea (2022) SDT probit models for deception research - R. OSF.