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I am an experimental psychology researcher interested in emotions, decision-making, 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 has focused on the role of trust and reputation in the Sharing Economy and online user behaviour.
Lecturer Criminology and Investigative Psychology
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, ISSN (online) 1664-1078 (Epub Ahead of Print)
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, 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)