Tim Cole received his BA from the University of Colorado at
Boulder, and his MA and PhD from the University of California at
Publications and Research
His work has been published in Communication Theory, The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, and The Journal of Language and Social Psychology.
Areas of interest and specialization
Deceptive communication, romantic relationships, attachment and relational communication
International Association for Relationship Research
Journal Article, Academic Journal
- “Non-zero-sum collaboration, reciprocity, and the preference for similarity: Developing an adaptive model of close relational functioning”. Personal Relationships, 11, 135–160. (2004)
- “Lying to the one you love: The use of deception in romantic relationships”. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 18, 107–129. (2001)
"Why Do We Lie?"
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