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Angela Book
Associate Professor, Ph.D. (Queen's)
Associate Chair

Office: MC B330
Phone: (905)688-5550 ext.5223



-Forensic Psychology
- psychopathy
- emotion perception and expression
- victim selection

Broadly, I am interested in the area of Forensic Psychology. More specifically, my research interests focus on psychopathy and its relationship with a number of variables that relate directly to victim selection. These variables include emotion perception, successful deception/manipulation, and accuracy of vulnerability judgments.


Book, A.S., Clark, H.J., Forth, A.E., & Hare, R.D. (2006). The Psychopathy Checklist-Revised and the Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version: Forensic applications and limitations. In R. Archer (Ed.) Forensic Uses of Clinical Assessment Instruments. Virginia: TechBooks.

*Book, A.S., Costello, K., & Camilleri, J. (2013). Psychopathy and Victim Selection: The Use of Gait as a Cue to Vulnerability. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28, 2368-2383.

Book, A.S., Forth, A., & Gretton, H. (2013). The Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version: Construct and Predictive Validity. In E. Archer & R. Archer (Eds.) Forensic Uses of Clinical Assessment Instruments (2nd Edition). Routledge.

*Book, A., Methot, T., Gauthier, N., Hosker-Field, A., Forth, A., Quinsey, V., & Molnar, D. (2015). The mask of sanity revisited: Psychopathic traits and affective mimicry. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 1, 91-102. doi: 10.1007/s40806-015-0012-x

*Book, A.S., Quinsey, V.L., & Langford, D. (2007). Psychopathy and perception of affect and vulnerability. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 34, 531-544.

Book, A.S., Starzyk, K., Holden, R., Wasylkiw, L., & Edwards, M. (2006). Psychopathy and the Detection of Socially Desirable Responding. Personality and Individual Differences, 41, 601- 608.

Book, A.S., Visser, B. A., & Volk, A. A. (2015). Unpacking “Evil”: Claiming the core of the Dark Triad. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 73, 29-38. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.09.016

Book, A.S., Volk, A. A., & Hosker, A. (2012). Adolescent bullying and personality: An adaptive approach. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 218-223.

Dane, A., Marini, Z., Book, A.S., & Volk, A. (2011). Preventing bullying by tailoring parenting to children’s temperament: The case of children with Callous-Unempathic characteristics. Creating a World Without Bullying. PREVNet Series, Vol 3 (pp. 117-135). Ottawa, National Printers.

Farrell, A. H., Della Cioppa, V., Volk, A. A., & Book, A. S. (2014). Predicting bullying heterogeneity with the HEXACO Model of personality. International Journal of Advances in Psychology, 2, 178-186.

Forth, A. E., & Book, A. S. (2006). Psychopathy in youth: A viable construct? In H. Hervé & J. Yuille, (Eds.) Psychopathy: Theory, research, and social implications. Erlbaum.

Forth, A. E., & Book, A. S. (2010). Relation of child and adolescent psychopathy to antisocial behavior/offending/aggression. In D. Lynam and R. Salekin (Eds.) Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychopathy. Guilford. pp. 251-283

Holden, R. R., & Book, A. S. (2010). Using hybrid Rasch-latent class modeling to improve the detection of fakers on a personality inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 185-190.

Holden, R.R. & Book, A.S. (2010). Faking does distort self-report personality assessment. In R. Roberts, M. Zeigler, & C. MacCann (Eds.) New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessments. Oxford University Press.

Holden, R., Wasylkiw, L., Starzyk, K., Book, A.S., & Edwards, M. (2006). Inferential structure of the NEO Five-Factor Inventory: Construct validity of the Big Four personality clusters. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science.

Jones, B., Quinsey, V.L., Book, A.S., & Barr, K. (2006). The dynamic prediction of antisocial behavior among forensic psychiatric patients: A prospective field study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21, 1539-1565.

Logue, M., Book, A., Frosina, P., Huizinga, T., & Amos, S. (2015). Using reality monitoring to improve deception detection in the context of the cognitive interview for suspects. Law and Human Behavior, online first April 6, 2015. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000127

Visser, B. A., DeBow, V., Pozzebon, J. A., Bogaert, A. F. and Book, A. (2015), Psychopathic Sexuality: The Thin Line Between Fantasy and Reality. Journal of Personality. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12110

*Wheeler, S., Book, A.S., & Costello, K. (2009). Psychopathic traits and perceptions of victim vulnerability. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36, 635-648.

Worth, N., & Book, A. (2015). Dimensions of video game behavior and their relationships with personality. Computers in Human Behavior, 50, 132-140. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.03.056

Worth, N., & Book, A. (2014). Personality and behaviour in a massively multiplayer online role-playing game. Computers in Human Behavior, 38, 322-330.




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