Suspect – filler similarity PPPL 2021

Lucas, C. A., & Brewer, N. (2022).  Could precise and replicable manipulations of suspect-filler similarity optimize eyewitness identification performance?  Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 28, 108-122.


Brewer, N., & Doyle, J. (2021). Changing the face of police lineups: Delivering more information from witnesses. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 10, 180-195.


Brewer, N., Zweck, T., Lucas, C. A., & Guidolin, M. (2022). Eyewitnesses’ pre-lineup memory strength inferences can influence identification decisions. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 37, 339-350.

Lucas, C. A., Brewer, N., & Palmer, M. A. (2021).  Eyewitness identification: The complex issue of suspect-filler similarity.  Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 27, 151-169.

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.  Psychology, Public Policy, and Law.  

Co-witness identification speed

Douglass, A. B., Lucas, C. A., & Brewer, N. (2021).  Co-witness identification speed affects false identification rates.  Law and Human Behavior, 44, 474-484.

The effects of explicit

Lucas, C. A, Brewer, N., Michael, Z., & Foster, T. (2020).  The effects of explicit ‘not present’ and ‘don’t know’ response options on identification decisions in computer administered lineups.  Applied Cognitive Psychology, 34, 1495-1509.

Refining the blank lineup

Kucina, T., Sauer, J. D., Holt, G. A., Brewer, N., & Palmer, M. A. (2020).  Refining the blank lineup procedure: How should we instruct eyewitnesses?  Applied Cognitive Psychology, 34, 1419-1429.

Policy and procedures

Wells, G. L., Kovera, M. B., Douglass, A. B., Brewer, N., Meissner, C., & Wixted, J. (2020).  Policy and procedure recommendations for the collection and preservation of eyewitness identification evidence.  Law and Human Behavior, 44, 3-36.

American Psych

Brewer, N., Weber, N., & Guerin, N. (2020). Police line-ups of the future? American Psychologist, 75, 76-91.