Victoria Talwar

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc A punitive environment fosters children's dishonesty: a natural experiment
    Victoria Talwar
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Child Dev 82:1751-8. 2011
  2. pmc Adults' judgments of children's coached reports
    Victoria Talwar
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 30:561-70. 2006
  3. pmc Lying in the elementary school years: verbal deception and its relation to second-order belief understanding
    Victoria Talwar
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Dev Psychol 43:804-10. 2007
  4. pmc Social and cognitive correlates of children's lying behavior
    Victoria Talwar
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, 3700 McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Child Dev 79:866-81. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of children's prosocial lie-telling: Motivation, socialization variables, and moral understanding
    Mina Popliger
    Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:373-92. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint From little white lies to filthy liars: the evolution of honesty and deception in young children
    Victoria Talwar
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Adv Child Dev Behav 40:139-79. 2011
  7. pmc Children's lie-telling to conceal a parent's transgression: legal implications
    Victoria Talwar
    McGill University, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 28:411-35. 2004
  8. doi request reprint The influence of multiple interviews on the verbal markers of children's deception
    Christine Saykaly
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 37:187-96. 2013
  9. pmc "Intuitive" lie detection of children's deception by law enforcement officials and university students
    Amy May Leach
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 28:661-85. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief report: lie-telling in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
    Carmen Rasmussen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 137 Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5G 0B7
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:220-5. 2008

Collaborators

  • Mina Popliger
  • Kang Lee
  • Christine Saykaly
  • R C L Lindsay
  • Carmen Rasmussen
  • Amy May Leach
  • Nicholas C Bala
  • Gail Andrew
  • Carly Loomes
  • Nicholas Bala
  • Catherine Ann Cameron
  • Joanne Doucette

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc A punitive environment fosters children's dishonesty: a natural experiment
    Victoria Talwar
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Child Dev 82:1751-8. 2011
    ..Thus, a punitive environment not only fosters increased dishonesty but also children's abilities to lie to conceal their transgressions...
  2. pmc Adults' judgments of children's coached reports
    Victoria Talwar
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 30:561-70. 2006
    ..However, seeing the cross-examination made adults' less likely to believe children's testimony. The implications of these results for the judicial system are discussed...
  3. pmc Lying in the elementary school years: verbal deception and its relation to second-order belief understanding
    Victoria Talwar
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Dev Psychol 43:804-10. 2007
    ..This ability is also positively correlated with children's 2nd-order belief scores, suggesting that theory of mind understanding plays an important role in children's ability to lie consistently...
  4. pmc Social and cognitive correlates of children's lying behavior
    Victoria Talwar
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, 3700 McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Child Dev 79:866-81. 2008
    ..Children's lying was related to their moral evaluations. These findings suggest that social and cognitive factors may play an important role in children's lie-telling abilities...
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of children's prosocial lie-telling: Motivation, socialization variables, and moral understanding
    Mina Popliger
    Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:373-92. 2011
    ..Findings contribute to understanding the trajectory of children's prosocial lie-telling, their reasons for telling such lies, and their knowledge about interpersonal communication...
  6. ncbi request reprint From little white lies to filthy liars: the evolution of honesty and deception in young children
    Victoria Talwar
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Adv Child Dev Behav 40:139-79. 2011
    ..Implications for fostering honesty in young children are discussed...
  7. pmc Children's lie-telling to conceal a parent's transgression: legal implications
    Victoria Talwar
    McGill University, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 28:411-35. 2004
    ..Implications for the justice system are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint The influence of multiple interviews on the verbal markers of children's deception
    Christine Saykaly
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 37:187-96. 2013
    ..Results of the current study highlight the importance of recording the first interview in which children disclose, particularly when using verbal markers as indicators of deception...
  9. pmc "Intuitive" lie detection of children's deception by law enforcement officials and university students
    Amy May Leach
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 28:661-85. 2004
    ..Customs officers were more certain about their judgments than other groups, but no more accurate. Overall, adults have a limited ability to identify children's deception, regardless of their experience with lie detection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief report: lie-telling in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
    Carmen Rasmussen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 137 Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5G 0B7
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:220-5. 2008
    ..The lie-telling abilities of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) (aged 4-8 years) were tested using a temptation resistance paradigm...
  11. ncbi request reprint Phantoms and fabrications:young children's detection of implausible lies
    Kang Lee
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Child Dev 73:1688-702. 2002
    ..In contrast, many younger children tend to believe another's implausible lies, perhaps due to the fact that the knowledge needed to detect such lies has not yet been consolidated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Children's conceptual knowledge of lying and its relation to their actual behaviors: implications for court competence examinations
    Victoria Talwar
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 26:395-415. 2002
    ..Promising to tell the truth significantly reduced lying. Implications for legal systems are discussed...