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Mark Frank

Professor

Research Focus: Interpersonal communication, deception, Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Contact Information

354 Baldy Hall; 101 Fargo Quad
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 645-1170
Email: mfrank83@buffalo.edu

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Journal Articles

Frank, M.G., & Svetieva, E. (in press).  Lies worth catching involve both emotion and cognition.  Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition.

Matsumoto, D., Frank, M.G., & Hwang, H.S. (2012).  Nonverbal communication: Science and applications. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. (Editor; Author of 4 chapters).

Bhaskaran, N., Nwogu, I., Frank M.G., & Govindaraju, V. (in press). Lie To Me: Deceit Detection via Online Behavioral Learning. IEEE.

Frank, M.G., & Svetieva, E. (in press).  The role of nonverbal behavior in detecting and telling lies. In M.L. Knapp & J. A. Hall (Eds.). Nonverbal Communication. New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Frank, M.G., O’Sullivan, M., Hurley, C.M., Govindaraju, V., & Pavlidis, I. (in press). Deception, Behavior, and Technology.  In J.G. Voller (Ed.). Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Matsumoto, D., Hwang, H.S., & Frank, M.G. (2012).  The role of emotion in predicting violence. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 81, 1-11.

Hurley, C. M., & Frank, M. G. (2011). Executing facial control during deception situations.  Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 35, 119-131.

Matsumoto, D., Hwang, H.S., Skinner, L., & Frank, M.G. (2011). Evaluating Truthfulness and Detecting Deception: New Tools to Aid Investigators. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 80, 1-8.

O’Sullivan, M., Frank, M.G., & Hurley, C.M. (2011). Police Lie Detection: Accuracy, Training and New Directions. In J.M. Peters (Ed.) Police Psychology. (pp 75-88). Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Frank, M.G., Gemeinhardt, D., Maccario, C.J., & Matsumoto, D., (2011). Behavioral clues to deception in counter-terrorism situations: Critique and Prospectus. FBI Terrorism Research and Analysis Project. (189-230). Washington, DC: FBI-Government Printing Office.  

Matsumoto, D., & Frank, M.G. (2011).  The Role of Emotion in Predicting Violence. FBI Terrorism Research and Analysis Project.  (231-258). Washington, DC: FBI-Government Printing Office.   

O’Sullivan, M., Frank, M.G., & Hurley, C.M. (2010). Training for individual differences in lie detection accuracy.  In J.G. Voller (Ed.). Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security. (pp 1-13). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Frank, M.G., Maccario, C.J., & Govindaraju, V. (2009) Behavior and Security. In P. Seidenstat & F.X. Splane (Eds). Protecting Airline Passengers in the Age of Terrorism, (86-106). New York: Praeger.

O’Sullivan, M., Frank, M.G., Hurley, C.M., & Tiwana, J. (2009). Police lie detection accuracy: The effect of lie scenario.  Law and Human Behavior, 33, 530-538.

Frank, M.G., O’Sullivan, M., & Menasco, M. A. (2009).  Human behavior and deception detection.  In J. G. Voeller (Ed.), Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security.   New York: John Wiley & Sons. 

Frank, M.G. (2009).  Thoughts, feelings, and deception.  In B. Harrington (Ed) Deception:  Methods, Motives, Context and Consequences. (pp 55-73). Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press. 

Ekman, P., O’Sullivan, M., & Frank, M. G. (2008).  Scoring and reporting:  A response to Bond.  Journal of Applied Cognitive Psychology, 22, 1315 – 1317.

Matsumoto, D., Keltner, D., Shiota, S., O’Sullivan, M., & Frank, M.G. (2008). Facial expressions of emotion.  In M. Lewis, J. Haviland-Jones, and L. F. Barrett (Eds). Handbook of Emotions (3 edition). (211-234). New York: Guilford Publications.      

Frank, M. G., Hurley, C. M., & Menasco, M. A. (2008). A role for nonverbal communication in counter-terrorism.  In L.K. Guerrero, J. A. DeVito, & M. L.   Hecht (Eds.) The nonverbal communication reader: Classic and contemporary readings (3 Edition). (pp. 335-343). Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.

Tsiamyrtzis, P., Dowdall, J., Shastri, D., Pavlidis, I., Frank, M.G., & Ekman, P. (2007). Imaging Facial Physiology for the Detection of Deceit.  International Journal of Computer Vision, 71, 123-253.

Bartlett, M.S., Littlewort, G.C., Lainscsek, C., Fasel, I., Frank, M.G., Movellan, J.R. (2006). Fully automatic facial action recognition in spontaneous behavior. 7th International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, 223-230.

Bartlett, M. S., Littlewort, G., Frank, M. G., Lainscsek, C., Fasel, I., & Movellan, J. (2006). Fully automatic facial action recognition in spontaneous behavior. Journal of Multimedia, 6, 22-35.

Frank, M. G., Yarbrough, J. D., & Ekman, P. (2006). Improving Interpersonal Evaluations:  Combining Science and Practical Experience. In T. Williamson (Ed.) Investigative Interviewing: Rights, research, regulation.  (pp 229-255). Portland, Oregon: Willan Publishing.

Frank, M. G., Juslin, P. N., & Harrigan, J. A. (2005). Technical Issues in Recording Nonverbal Behavior.  In J. Harrigan, K. Scherer, & R. Rosenthal (Eds.). Handbook of Nonverbal Behavior Research.  London: Oxford.  (pp. 449-470).

Frank, M. G. (2005).  Research methods in detecting deception research.  In J. Harrigan,  K. Scherer, & R. Rosenthal (Eds.). Handbook of Nonverbal Behavior Research. London: Oxford.  (pp 341-368).

P. Tsiamyrtzis, P., Dowdall, J., Shastri, D., Pavlidis, I., Frank, M. G., & Ekman, P. (2005). Lie detection - recovery of the periorbital signal through tandem tracking and noise suppression in thermal facial video.  In E. M., Carapezza (Ed.)  Proceedings of SPIE Sensors, and Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) Technologies for Homeland Security and Homeland Defense IV, Vol. 5778, Orlando, Florida.

Bartlett, M.S., Littlewort, G., Frank, M.G., Lainscsek, C., Fasel, I., and Movellan, J. (2005). Recognizing Facial Expression: Machine Learning and Application to Spontaneous Behavior. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. p. 568-573.

Bartlett, M. S., Movellan, J. R., Littlewort, G., Braathen, B., Frank, M. G., & Sejnowski, T. J. (2005).  Toward automatic recognition of spontaneous facial actions.  In P. Ekman (Ed.) What the face reveals: Basic and applied studies of spontaneous expression using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS).  London: Oxford Press. (pp 393-412).

Frank, M. G., & Ekman, P. (2004).  Nonverbal detection of deception in forensic contexts.  In W. O’Donohue & E. Levensky (Eds.). Handbook of Forensic Psychology.   New York: Elsevier. (pp. 635-653).

Frank, M. G., Feeley, T. H., Servoss, T. N., & Paolantonio, N. (2004).  Detecting deception by jury:  I. Judgmental accuracy. Journal of Group Decision and Negotiation, 13, 45-59. 

Frank, M. G., & Ekman, P. (2004).  Appearing truthful generalizes across different deception situations.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86, 486-495.

Frank, M.G., & Feeley, T.H. (2003). To catch a liar: Challenges for research in lie detection training.  Journal of Applied Communication Research, 31, 58-75.  

Frank, M.G. (2003).  Smiles, lies, and emotion.  In M. Abel (Ed). The smile: Forms, functions, and consequences. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press. (pp 15-43).

Frank, M.G. (2003). Getting to know your patient: How facial expression reveals true emotion.  In M. Katsikitis (Ed.) The Clinical Application of Facial Measurement: Methods and Meaning.  Dordrecht: Kluwer. (pp. 255- 283).

Collins, R., Lincoln, R., & Frank, M.G.  (2002). The effect of rapport in forensic interviewing.  Psychiatry, Psychology, & Law, 9, 69-78. 

Frank, M.G. (2002). Facial expressions. In N. Eisenberg (Ed.) Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. (Chapter 8). Oxford: Elsevier. (pp. 5230-5234).

Frank, M.G. (2002).  Nonverbal communication.  In J.R. Schement (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Communication and Information (Vol 2). New York: MacMillan. (pp. 669–677).

Frank, M. G., & Stennett, J. (2001). The forced choice paradigm and the perception of facial expressions of emotion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80, 75-85.

Bugental, D. B., Shennum, W., Frank, M. G., & Ekman, P.  (2001). “True lies”: Children’s abuse history and power attributions as influences on deception detection.  In V. Manusov & J. H. Harvey (Eds.) Attribution, Communication Behavior, and Close Relationships. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. (pp 248-265).

Etcoff, N.L., Ekman, P., Magee, J.J., & Frank, M.G. (2000). Superior lie detection associated with language loss. Nature; 405 (11 May), 139-139.

Ekman, P., O'Sullivan, M., & Frank, M.G.  (1999). A few can catch a liar.  Psychological Science, 10, 263-266.

Benson, P.J., Campbell, R., Harris, T., Frank, M.G., & Tovee, M.J. (1999). Enhancing images of facial expressions.  Perception & Psychophysics, 61, 259-274.

Frank, M.G. (1998).  Nonverbal cues and the evolution of human communication: Introduction.   In L. Lederman (Ed.) Communication Theory:  A reader. (pp 1-3). Dubuque, IA:  Kendall/Hunt

Frank, M.G. (1997). Some thoughts on FACS, emotion, and baseball.  In P. Ekman & E. L. Rosenberg (Eds.) What the face reveals:  Basic and applied studies of spontaneous expression using the Facial Action Coding System. (pp 217-242). New York: Oxford.

Ekman, P., Frank, M.G., & O'Sullivan, M. (1997).  Detecting deceit from demeanor. In C. Bonfantini, V. Castelfranchi, A. Martone, I. Poggi, & J. Vincent (Eds.) Menzogna e simulazione. (Lies and simulation). (pp 37-58). Napoli: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane. 

Frank, M.G., & Ekman, P. (1997).  The ability to detect deceit generalizes across different types of high stake lies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 1429-1439.

Frank, M.G. & Ekman, P.(1996). Physiologic effects of the smile. Directions in Psychiatry, 16, 1-8. [invited article]

Frank, M.G. (1996). Assessing deception: Implications for the courtroom. The Judicial Review, 2, 315-326.   [invited article]

McConkey, K.M., Huon, G.F., & Frank, M.G. (1996).  Perspectives on unethical behavior.  Payneham, SA, Australia: National Police Research Unit.

Frank, M.G. (1995).  Judging lies: Are some people consistently better than others? Australian Journal of Psychology, 47 [Supplement], 37-38.

Frank, M.G., McConkey, K. M., & Huon, G. F. (1995). Individual perspectives on unethical behavior. Payneham, SA, Australia: National Police Research Unit.

Huon, G.F, Hesketh, B., Frank, M.G., McConkey, K. M., & McGrath, G. (1994). Perceptions of ethical dilemmas. Payneham, SA, Australia: National Police Research Unit.

Frank, M. G., Ekman, P., & Friesen, W.V. (1993).  Behavioral markers and recognizability of the smile of enjoyment. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 64, 83-93.

Frank, M. G. & Ekman, P. (1993). Not all smiles are created equal: The differences between enjoyment and other smiles.  Humor:  The International Journal for Research in Humor, 6, 9-26.

Ekman, P., & Frank, M. G. (1993).  Lies that fail.  In M.  Lewis & C. Saarni (Eds.) Lying and deception in every day life. (pp. 184-200) New York: Guilford Press.

Frank, M. G. (1992). On the structure of lies and deception experiments.  In S. J. Ceci, M. DeSimone-Leichtman,  & M. Putnick (Eds.) Cognitive and social factors in early deception. (pp. 127-146) Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Frank, M. G., & Gilovich, T. (1989). Effect of memory perspective on retrospective causal attributions.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 57, 399-403.

Frank, M. G. & Gilovich, T. (1988). The dark side of self and social perception: Black uniforms and aggression in professional sports. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 54, 74-83.