Dr. Mike Bradley

Dr. Michael T. (Mike) Bradley is a Professor of Psychology at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.  

He received his BA from the University of Victoria and his MA and PhD from the University of Manitoba before joining UNB Saint John in 1980. He chaired the Social Science division from 1983 until 1989, and served on the Board of Governors (2006-09). He received a Distinguished Service Award in 2010.

Dr. Bradley conducts research in the Detection of Deception. He was invited to present at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Virginia and subsequently served on a committee directing research activities in deception. Throughout his career he has maintained an interest in scientific methods and has published in statistics.  Teaching interests include Introductory, Cognitive and Social Psychology.

Dr. Bradley's research efforts have been funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, UNB, and the US Department of Defense. He is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association.

Selected articles and book chapters

  • Bradley, M.T., Brand, A., & MacNeill, A.L. (2012). Interpreting effect size estimates through graphic analysis of raw data distributions.  In Cox, P. Rodgers, P. & Plimmer, B. (Eds) Diagrams.  Springer-Verlag:  Berlin.
  • Brand, A., Bradley, M.T. (2012). More Voodoo Correlations: When averaged based measures inflate Correlations. The Journal of General Psychology 139, 4, 260-272.
  • Bradley, M.T., Barefoot, C.A., Arsenault, A.M. (2011).  Leakage of information to innocent suspects. In Verschuere, B., Ben-Shakhar, G., Meijer, E.  Memory Detection: Theory and Application of the Concealed Information Test. Cambridge University Press: London.
  • Brand, A., Bradley, M.T., Best, L. & Stoica, G. (2011). Multiple Trials May Yield Exaggerated Effect Size Estimates. Journal of General Psychology, 138, 1, 1-11.
  • Brand, A., Bradley, M.T. (2011). Assessing the effects of technical variance on the statistical outcomes of web experiments measuring response times. Social Science Computer Review. doi: 10.1177/0894439311415604.
  • Brand, A., Bradley, M.T., Best, L. & Stoica, G. (2011). Accuracy of Effect Size Estimates from Published Psychological Experiments Involving Multiple Trials. Journal of General Psychology, 138, 4, 281-291.
  • Stoica, G. & Bradley, M.T. (2011). A priori action-decision models: technical results. Advances and Applications in Statistics, vol. 24, 1, 1-6.
  • Bradley, M.T., Malik, F. & Cullen, M.C. (2011). Memory instructions, vocalization, mock crimes, and concealed information tests with a polygraph. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 113, 3, 840-858.
  • Bradley, M.T. & Barefoot, C. (2010). Eliciting Information from Groups: Social Information and the Concealed Information Test. Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science. 42:2, 109-115.

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