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Conway, Lucian Gideon, III, Meredith A. Repke and Shannon C. Houck. 2018. The Strategic Manipulation of Linguistic Complexity: A Test of Two Models of Lying. Journal of Language and Social Psychology 37 (1) : 74–92.
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SAGE Publications


To what extent is intricate language pushed by personal cognitive factors versus strategic self-presentation? This inquiry examined two models pertinent to a shape of communication filled with strategic hints (viz. deception): the cognitive strain model and the strategic model.