I have written an essay that was too long to publish here. This is a follow-up article on apologies. The excerpt can be read as follows:
This is an essay on Detecting Deception in an Apology (DDinA) using statement analysis. The approach presented in this essay aims to be accessible to the general public by focusing on the basic elements of statement analysis and provides the ability to be manually performed in a reasonably short time with an acceptable appreciation of the truthfulness and sincerity in an apology.
Detecting Deception in an Apology (view online, PDF)