Posts By: Neil Brewer
Co-authored with veteran US criminal litigator, James Doyle, author of “True witness: Cops, courts, science, and the battle against misidentification” and the US attorney’s Bible, “Eyewitness testimony: Civil and criminal”: Brewer, N., & Doyle, J. (2021). Changing the face of police lineups: Delivering more information from witnesses. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition…. Read more »
Lucas, C. A., Brewer, N., & Palmer, M. A. (in press, 2021). Eyewitness identification: The complex issue of suspect-filler similarity. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Palmer, M. A., Brewer, N., Weber, N., & Sauer, J. D. (in press, 2021). Eyewitness identifications of multiple culprits: Disconfirming feedback following one lineup decision impairs identification of another culprit. … Read more »
The paper was commissioned by Division 41 of the American Psychological Association; the 6 authors were invited; and (as well as the normal journal reviewing processes) the various iterations of the manuscript were reviewed in sessions at major international conferences: Wells, G. L., Kovera, M. B., Douglass, A. B., Brewer, N., Meissner, C., & Wixted,… Read more »
Brewer, N., Weber, N., & Guerin, N. (2020). Police line-ups of the future? American Psychologist, 75, 76-91.
The article with colleagues at University of Bath (UK) extends our memory research to ASD in a special issue of Autism Research. The chapter focuses on our new ARC-funded research on how perspective taking deficits often seen in ASD individuals may contribute to problematic interactions with the police. Maras, K., Norris, J., & Brewer, N…. Read more »
Brewer, N., Lucas, C. L., Sauer, J. D., & Palmer, M. A. (in press, August 16, 2020). Measuring the relationship between eyewitness identification confidence and accuracy. In A. Smith, M. Toglia, & J. Lampinen (Eds.), Methods, measures, and theories in eyewitness identification tasks. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis. Sauer, J. D., & Brewer, N…. Read more »