Publication details [#53883]

McNamara, Danielle S., Philip M. McCarthy, Nicholas D. Duran and Charles Hall. 2010. The linguistic correlates of conversational deception: Comparing natural language processing technologies. Applied Psycholinguistics 31 (3) : 439–462.
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Cambridge University Press


This study employs a natural language processing tool called Coh-Metrix to distinguish between deceptive and truthful conversations within computer-mediated communication, comparing the findings to linguistic features reported in earlier independent research, which employed a natural language processing tool called Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count.