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McCornack-Parks Model

  • By: Steve McCornack
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

The McCornack-Parks Model is a model of deception detection conceptualized by communication scholars Steven McCornack and Malcolm R. Parks. Broadly described, the model posits that increases in relational intimacy lead to decreases in deception detection ability. However, the ...

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