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Abbie Marono,  BSc O.A. Dip

PhD Student, Lancaster University

Abbie is currently a PhD student at Lancaster University, working as part of CREST (Centre for research and evidence on security threats). During her academic career, she was chosen by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme (UROS) to receive a research grant, and has presented her research at the British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) and the BPS annual conference.

Abbie’s main fields of research involve understanding nonverbal behaviours in face-to-face communication, and using time-sequence data to understand patterns in behaviours.


Selected Publications


​Keatley, D. A., Marono, A., & Clarke, D. D. (2018). Unmaking a murderer: behaviour sequence analysis of false confessions. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 1-12.

Marono, A., Clarke, D. D., Navarro, J., Keatley, D. A. (2017). A sequence analysis of nonverbal behaviour and deception. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology.

Marono, A., Clarke, D. D., Navarro, J., Keatley, D. A. (2017). A behaviour sequence analysis of nonverbal communication and deceit in different personality clusters. Psychiatry, Psychology, and Law.

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