Dr. Gordon Wright

It’s all pretty busy these days!

Research Interests

  • Deception (Lie detection and lie production)
  • Aversive (dark) personality traits (Machiavellianism, Psychopathy, Narcissism & Sadism)
  • Interpersonal interaction
  • Interpersonal perception and behaviour prediction
  • Data Science
  • Experimental Design

Doctoral Research

Birkbeck, University of London
PhD in Experimental Psychology

Supervisors: Professor Geoff Bird, Professor Anne Richards, Dr. Clare Press

London 2014

  • Dissertation: Deception General Ability: Individual differences in the ability to lie and to detect deception (ESRC funded)


Goldsmiths, University of London
Lecturer in Psychology

London, UK
Started 2016


Undergraduate Research Methods Y2 (Level 5)

Year Teaching

Research Methods in Psychology (Y2) - Module Coordinator and Principle Lecturer

Psychology and Law (Y3) - Lecturer

2017 - 2022 Psychology and Law (Y3) - Module Coordinator and co-lecturer