Scientific Publications

The following sections list books, book chapters, refereed journal articles and government technical reports in the various areas of applied psychology in which Neil Brewer has conducted research. The buttons below will take you to the relevant sections.

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Assessment and diagnosis

  • Brewer, N., Zoanetti, J., & Young, R. L. (2019). Convergent validity of the A-ToM (Adult Theory of Mind) test for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 37, 797-782.

  • Nah, Y. H., Young, R., & Brewer, N. (2018). Development of a brief version of the Autism Detection in Early Childhood (BADEC). Autism, 23, 494-502.

  • Nah, Y-H., Brewer, N., Young, R. L., & Flower, R. (2018). Screening adults with autism spectrum disorder for anxiety and depression. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48, 1841-1846.

  • Brewer, N., Young, R. L., & Barnett, E. (2017). Measuring Theory of Mind in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47, 1927-1941.

  • Brewer, N., Young, R. L., & Barnett, E. (2017). Erratum to: Measuring Theory of Mind in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47, 1942-1943.

  • Hedley, D., Brewer, N., Nevill, R., Uljarevic, M., Butter, E., & Mulick, J. A. (2016). The relationship between clinicians’ confidence and accuracy, and the influence of child characteristics, in the screening of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 2340-2348.

  • Hedley, D., Brewer, N., & Young, R. L. (2015). The effect of inversion on face recognition in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 1368-1379.

  • Nah, Y. H., Young, R., & Brewer, N. (2014). Using the Autism Detection in Early Childhood (ADEC) and Childhood Autism Rating Scales (CARS) to predict long term outcomes in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 2301-2310.

  • Nah, Y. H., Young, R., Brewer, N., & Berlingeri, G. (2014). Autism Detection in Early Childhood (ADEC): Reliability and validity data for a Level 2 screening tool for Autistic Disorder. Psychological Assessment, 26, 215-226.

  • Hedley, D., Young, R., & Brewer, N. ( 2012). Using eye movements as an index of implicit face recognition in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Research, 5, 363-379.

  • Hedley, D., Brewer, N., & Young, R. (2011). Face recognition performance of individuals with Asperger Syndrome on the Cambridge Face Memory Test. Autism Research, 4, 449-455.

  • Young, R. (2007). Autism detection in early childhood (ADEC) manual. Camberwell, Vic: ACER Press. (Contributing authors: N. Brewer and P. Williamson)

  • Young, R., Williamson, P., Brewer, N., Ettridge, K., & Goren, T. (2006). The early detection of pre-verbal autistic characteristics. Psicología Iberoamericana, 14, 11-20.

  • Young, R., Brewer, N., & Pattison, C. (2003). Parental identification of early behavioural abnormalities in children with Autistic Disorder. Autism, 7, 125-143.

  • Young, R., & Brewer, N. (2002). Diagnosis of autistic disorder: Problems and new directions. In L. M. Glidden (Ed.), International Review of Research in Mental Retardation (Vol. 25, pp. 107-134). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Forensic

  • Maras, K., Norris, J., & Brewer, N. (in press, accepted January 24. 2020).  Metacognitive monitoring and control of eyewitness memory reports in autism.  Autism Research.

     

  • Brewer, N., & Young, R. L. (2020). Police-citizen interactions, theory of mind, and ASD. In F. R. Volkmar (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York, NY: Springer.

  • Young, R. L., & Brewer, N. (2019, onlinefirst). Perspective taking deficits, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and allaying police officers’ suspicions about criminal involvement. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-019-03968-4

  • Brewer, N., & Young, R. L. (2018). Interactions of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder with the criminal justice system: Influences on involvement and outcomes. In J. L. Johnson, G. S., Goodman, & P. C. Mundy (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Autobiographical Memory, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and the Law (pp. 231-244). UK: John Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-119-15843-1.

  • Brewer, N., Bay Wei Ying, A., Young, R. L., & Nah, Y-H. (2018). Theory of mind and the detection of suspicious behavior. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 7, 123-131

  • Brewer, N., Zoanetti, J., & Young, R. L. (2017). The influence of media suggestions about links between criminality and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism, 21, 117-121.

  • Brewer, N., & Young, R. L. (2015). Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Myths and Mechanisms. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley. ISBN: 9781849054041.

  • Young, R., Brewer, N., & Hedley, D. (2012). Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Criminals in waiting? In C. E. Richardson & R. A. Wood (Eds.), Autism Spectrum Disorders: New research (pp. 143-154). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Wilson, C., & Brewer, N. (1992). The incidence of criminal victimization of individuals with an intellectual disability. Australian Psychologist, 27, 114-117.

 

Eyewitness identification and face recognition

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

  • Brewer, N., Lucas, C. L., Sauer, J. D., & Palmer, M. A. (in press, 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. (in press, 2020). Ratings-based identification procedures. In A. Smith, M. Toglia, & J. Lampinen, Methods, measures, and theories in eyewitness identification tasks. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.

  • Powell, M. B., Garry, M., & Brewer, N. (2019). Eyewitness testimony. In I. Freckelton & H. Selby (Eds.), Expert evidence: Law, practice, procedure and advocacy (5th ed.), 65-1-5072 . Pyrmont, NSW: Thomson Reuters.

  • Sauer, J. D., Palmer, M. A., & Brewer, N. (2019). Pitfalls in using eyewitness confidence to diagnose the accuracy of an individual identification decision. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 25, 147-165.

  • Brewer, N., & Douglass, A. B. (2019) (Eds.). Psychological science and the law. New York: Guilford.

  • Douglass, A. B., & Brewer, N. (2019). Psychology and the criminal justice system. In N. Brewer & A. B. Douglass (Eds.), Psychological science and the law. New York: Guilford.

  • Sauer, J. D., Palmer, M. A., & Brewer, N. (2019). Eyewitness identification. In N. Brewer & A. B. Douglass (Eds.), Psychological science and the law. New York: Guilford.

  • McCallum, N., & Brewer, N. (2018). Can lineup administrators blind to the suspect’s identity influence witnesses’ decisions? Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 25, 93-105.

  • Horry, R., & Brewer, N. (2016). How target-lure similarity shapes confidence judgments in multiple-alternative decision tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 1615-1634.

  • Horry, R., Brewer, N., & Weber, N. (2016). The grain-size lineup: A test of a novel eyewitness identification procedure. Law and Human Behavior, 40, 147-158.

  • Horry, R., Brewer, N., Weber, N., & Palmer, M. A. (2015). The effects of allowing a second sequential lineup lap on choosing and probative value. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 21, 121-133.

  • Horry, R., Cheong, W., & Brewer, N. (2015). The other race effect in perception and recognition: Insights from the complete composite task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 41, 508-524.

  • Sauer, J. D., & Brewer, N. (2015). Confidence and accuracy of eyewitness identification. In T. Valentine & J. Davis (Eds.), Forensic facial identification: Theory and practice of identification from eyewitnesses, composites and CCTV (pp. 185-208). London, UK: Wiley-Blackwell).

  • Lucas, C. A., & Brewer, N. (2015). Eyewitness identification when “The Perpetrator Reminds me of Someone I Know”. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 22, 49-59.

  • Horry, R., Halford, P., Brewer, N., Milne, R., & Bull, R. (2014). Archival analyses of eyewitness identification test outcomes: What can they tell us about eyewitness memory? Law and Human Behavior, 38, 94-108.

  • Palmer, M. A., Brewer, N., Weber, N., & Nagesh, A. (2013). The confidence-accuracy relationship for eyewitness identification decisions: Effects of exposure duration, retention interval, and divided attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 19, 55-71.

  • Palmer, M. A., Brewer, N., & Horry, R. (2013). Understanding gender bias in face recognition: Effects of divided attention at encoding. Acta Psychologica, 142, 362-369

  • Horry, R., Palmer, M. A., & Brewer, N. (2012). Backloading in the sequential lineup prevents within-lineup criterion shifts that undermine eyewitness identification performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 18, 346-360.

  • Brewer, N., Weber, N., Wootton, D., & Lindsay, D. S. (2012). Identifying the bad guy in a lineup using deadlined confidence judgments. Psychological Science, 23, 1208-1214.

  • Horry, R., Palmer, M. A., Brewer, N., & Cutler, B. L. (2012). Comparative legal psychology. In D. S. Clark (Ed.), Comparative law and society (pp. 133-153). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Sauer, J. D., Brewer, N., & Weber, N. (2012). Using confidence ratings to identify a target among foils. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 1, 80-88.

  • Sauer, J. D., Weber, N., & Brewer, N. (2012). Using ecphoric confidence ratings to discriminate seen from unseen faces: The effects of retention interval and distinctiveness. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 19, 490-498.

  • Palmer, M. A., Brewer, N., & Weber, N. (2012). The information gained from witnesses’ responses to an initial “blank” lineup. Law and Human Behavior, 36, 439-447.

  • Palmer, M. A., & Brewer, N. (2012). Sequential lineup presentation promotes less biased criterion setting but does not improve discriminability. Law and Human Behavior, 36, 247-255.

  • Palmer, M. A., Horry, R., & Brewer, N. (2011). Court relevant research methods. In K. Sheldon, J. Davies, & K. Howells (Eds.), Research in practice for forensic professionals (pp. 86-107). New York, NY: Routledge.

  • Semmler, C., Brewer, N., & Douglass, A. B. (2011). Jurors believe eyewitnesses. In B. L. Cutler (Ed.), Conviction of the innocent: Lessons from psychological research (pp. 185-209). Washington, DC: APA Books.

  • Brewer, N., & Wells, G. L. (2011). Eyewitness identification. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 24-27.

  • Brewer, N. (2011 The Police Journal (Opinion section): Practical advantages in computerized photo line-ups. (April 2011 Volume 92 No 2)

  • Brewer, N. (2011). The Conversation: Pictures perfect: Why photo lineups can be better at catching crooks. http://theconversation.edu.au/articles/pictures-perfect-why-photo-lineups-can-be-better-at-catching-crooks-2257

  • Palmer, M. A., Brewer, N., & Weber, N. (2010). Postidentification feedback affects subsequent eyewitness identification performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 16, 387-398.

  • Sauer, J., Brewer, N., Zweck, T., & Weber, N. (2010). The effect of retention interval on the confidence-accuracy relationship for eyewitness identification. Law and Human Behavior, 34, 337-347.

  • Brewer, N., Keast, A., & Sauer, J. D. (2010). Children’s eyewitness identification performance: Effects of a Not Sure response option and accuracy motivation. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15, 261-277.

  • Douglass, A. B., Brewer, N., & Semmler, C. (2010). Moderators of post-identification feedback effects on eyewitnesses’ memory reports. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15, 279-292.

  • Palmer, M. A., Brewer, N., McKinnon, A. C., & Weber, N. (2010). Phenomenological reports diagnose accuracy of eyewitness identification decisions. Acta Psychologica, 133, 137-145.

  • Brewer, N., & Palmer, M. (2010). Eyewitness identification tests. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15, 77-96.

  • Brewer, N., & Wells, G. L. (2009). Obtaining and interpreting eyewitness identification test evidence: The influence of police-citizen interactions. In R. Bull, T. Valentine, & T. Williamson, (Eds.), Handbook of psychology of investigative interviewing: Current developments and future directions (pp. 205-220). Chichester, UK: John Wiley.

  • Mansour, J., Lindsay, R. C. L., Brewer, N, & Munhall, K. (2009). Characterizing visual behavior in a lineup task. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23, 1012-1026.

  • Lindsay, R. C. L., Semmler, C., Weber, N., Brewer, N., & Lindsay, M. R. (2008). How variations in distance affect eyewitness reports and identification accuracy. Law and Human Behavior, 32, 526-535.

  • Sauer, J. D., Brewer, N., & Weber, N. (2008). Multiple confidence estimates as indices of eyewitness memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137, 528-547

  • Brewer, N., Weber, N., Clark, A., & Wells, G. L. (2008). Distinguishing accurate from inaccurate eyewitness identifications with an optional deadline procedure. Psychology, Crime and Law, 14, 397-414.

  • Brewer, N., & Weber, N. (2008). Eyewitness confidence and latency: Indices of memory processes not just markers of accuracy. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 22, 827-840.

  • Weber, N., Brewer, N., & Margitich, S. (2008). The confidence-accuracy relation in eyewitness identification: Effects of verbal versus numeric confidence scales. In K. H. Kiefer (Ed.), Applied psychology research trends (pp. 103-118). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Jones, E. E., Williams, K. D., & Brewer, N. (2008). “I had a confidence epiphany!” Obstacles to combating post-identification confidence inflation. Law and Human Behavior, 32, 164-176.

  • Sauer, J. D., Brewer, N., & Wells, G. L. (2008). Is there a magical time boundary for diagnosing eyewitness identification accuracy in sequential lineups? Legal and Criminological Psychology, 13, 123-135.

  • Brewer, N. (2008). Confidence in identifications. In B. L. Cutler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology and law (pp.138-142). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Semmler, C., & Brewer, N. (2008). Pop-out effect in eyewitness identification. In B. L. Cutler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology and law (pp. 600-601). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Weber, N., & Brewer, N. (2008). Response latency and eyewitness identification. In B. L. Cutler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology and law (pp. 692-693). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Keast, A., Brewer, N., & Wells, G. L. (2007). Children’s metacognitive judgments in an eyewitness identification task. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 97, 286-314.

  • Brewer, N., Weber, N., & Semmler, C. (2007). A role for theory in eyewitness identification research. In R. C. L. Lindsay, D. F. Ross, J. D. Read, & M. Toglia (Eds.), Handbook of eyewitness psychology: Volume 2: Memory for people (pp. 201-218). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

  • Semmler, C., & Brewer, N. (2006). Postidentification feedback effects on face recognition confidence: Evidence for metacognitive influences. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 20, 895-916.

  • Brewer, N., Caon, A., Todd, C., & Weber, N. (2006). Eyewitness identification accuracy and response latency. Law and Human Behavior, 30, 31-50.

  • Brewer, N., & Wells, G. L. (2006). The confidence-accuracy relationship in eyewitness identification: Effects of lineup instructions, foil similarity and target-absent base rates. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 12, 11-30

  • Brewer, N. (2006). Uses and abuses of eyewitness identification confidence. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 11, 3-24.

  • Weber, N., & Brewer, N. (2006). Positive versus negative face recognition decisions: Confidence, accuracy, and response latency. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 20, 17-31.

  • Brewer, N., & Day, K. (2005). The confidence-accuracy and decision latency-accuracy relationships in children’s eyewitness identification. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 12, 119-128.

  • Brewer, N., Weber, N., & Semmler, C. (2005). Eyewitness identification. In N. Brewer & K. D. Williams (Eds.), Psychology and law: An empirical perspective (pp. 177-221). New York: Guilford.

  • Brewer, N., & Williams, K. D. (Eds.) (2005). Psychology and law: An empirical perspective. New York: Guilford.

  • Brewer, N., Williams, K. D., & Semmler, C. (2005). Psychology and law research: An overview. In N. Brewer & K. D. Williams (Eds.), Psychology and law: An empirical perspective (pp. 1-10). New York: Guilford.

  • Semmler, C., Brewer, N., & Wells, G. L. (2004). Effects of postidentification feedback on eyewitness identification and nonidentification confidence. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89, 334-346.

  • Weber, N., & Brewer, N. (2004). Confidence-accuracy calibration in absolute and relative face recognition judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 10, 156-172.

  • Weber, N., Brewer, N., & Wells, G. L. (2004). Is there a “magical” decision latency that discriminates correct from incorrect eyewitness identifications? In A. Czerederecka, T. Jaśkiewicz-Obydzińska, R. Roesch, & J. Wójcikiewicz (Eds.), Forensic psychology and law (pp. 115-124). Kraków, Pl: Institute of Forensic Research Publishers.

  • Weber, N., Brewer, N., Wells, G. L., Semmler, C., & Keast, A. (2004). Eyewitness identification accuracy and response latency: The unruly 10-12 second rule. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 10, 139-147.

  • Weber, N., & Brewer, N. (2003). The effect of judgment type and confidence scale on confidence-accuracy calibration in face recognition. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88, 490-499.

  • Weber, N., & Brewer, N. (2003). Confidence-accuracy calibration for absolute and relative judgements. In M. Vanderhallen, G. Vervaeke, P. J. Van Koppen, & J. Goethals (Eds.), Much ado about crime: Chapters on psychology and law (pp.151-160). Brussel, Belgium: Uitgeverij Politeia N.V.

  • Brewer, N., Keast, A., & Rishworth, A. (2002). The confidence-accuracy relationship in eyewitness identification: The effects of reflection and disconfirmation on correlation and calibration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 8, 46-58.

  • Brewer, N., Gordon, M., & Bond, N. (2000). Effect of photoarray exposure duration on eyewitness identification accuracy and processing strategy. Psychology, Crime, and Law, 6, 21-32.

 

Eyewitness interviewing, recall, and trauma memory

  • Maras, K., Norris, J., & Brewer, N. (in press, accepted January 24. 2020).  Metacognitive monitoring and control of eyewitness memory reports in autism.  Autism Research.

     

  • McCallum, N., Brewer, N., & Weber, N. (2019). A measure of perceived informativeness for investigations of eyewitness memory reporting. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 8, 214-220.

  • Powell, M. B., Garry, M., & Brewer, N. (2019, May). Eyewitness testimony. In I. Freckelton & H. Selby (Eds.), Expert evidence: Law, practice, procedure and advocacy (5th ed.), 65-1-5072 . Pyrmont, NSW: Thomson Reuters

  • Semmler, C., & Brewer, N. (2019, in press). The assessment of eyewitness memory for people and events. In D. Lorandos (Ed.), The Litigator’s Handbook of Forensic Medicine, Psychiatry and Psychology. Egan, MN: West, Thomson Reuters.

  • Brewer, N., Nagesh, A., Hope, L., & Gabbert, F. (2018). Interviewing witnesses: Eliciting coarse-grain information. Law and Human Behavior, 42, 458-471.

  • Bray, J., Brewer, N., Cameron, K., & Nixon, R. D. V. (2018). Comparing children’s memories for negative versus positive events in the context of posttraumatic stress symptoms. Behavior Therapy. 49, 32-45.

  • McKinnon, A. C., Brewer, N., Cameron, K., & Nixon, R. D. V. (2017). The relationship between processing style, trauma memory processes, and the development of posttraumatic stress in youth. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 57, 135-142.

  • McKinnon, A. C., Brewer, N., Meiser-Stedman, R., & Nixon, R. D. V. (2017). Trauma memory characteristics and the development of acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder in youth. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 54, 112-119.

  • McCallum, N., Brewer, N., & Weber, N. (2016). Memorial monitoring and control: How confidence and social and financial consequences affect eyewitnesses’ reporting of fine-grain information. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30, 375-386.

  • Luna, K., Martín-Luengo, B., & Brewer, N. (2015). Are regulatory strategies necessary in the regulation of accuracy? The effect of direct-access answers. Memory and Cognition, 43, 1180-1192.

  • Nixon, R. D. V., Brewer, N., McKinnon, A. C., Cameron, K., & Bray, J. (2014). Attentional bias for threatening information in children following a distressing medical procedure. Australian Psychologist, 49, 223-231.

  • Powell, M. B., Garry, M., & Brewer, N. (2013). Eyewitness testimony. In I. Freckelton & H. Selby (Eds.), Expert evidence: Law, practice, procedure and advocacy (5th ed.), 65-1-5072. Pyrmont, NSW: Thomson Reuters.

  • Douglass, A. B., Brewer, N., Semmler, C., Bustamante, L., & Hiley, A. (2013). The dynamic interaction between eyewitnesses and interviewers: The impact of differences in perspective on memory reports and interviewer behavior. Law and Human Behavior, 37, 290-301.

  • Horry, R., Palmer, M. A., Sexton, M., & Brewer, N. (2012). Memory conformity for confidently recognized items: The power of social influence on memory reports. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 783-786.

  • Semmler, C., & Brewer, N. (2010). Eyewitness memory. In J. Brown & E. Campbell (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of forensic psychology (pp.49-57). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • Fisher, R., Brewer, N., & Mitchell, G. (2009). The relation between consistency and accuracy of witness testimony: Legal versus cognitive explanations. In R. Bull, T. Valentine, & T. Williamson, (Eds.), Handbook of psychology of investigative interviewing: Current developments and future directions (pp. 121-136). Chichester, UK: John Wiley.

  • Powell, M. B., Garry, M., & Brewer, N. (2009). Eyewitness testimony. In I. Freckelton & H. Selby (Eds.), Expert evidence (65-1 to 65-13072). Pyrmont, NSW: Thomson Reuters.

  • McKinnon, A. C., Nixon, R. D. V., & Brewer, N. (2008). The influence of data-driven processing on perceptions of memory quality and intrusive symptoms in children following traumatic events. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 766-775.

  • Weber, N., & Brewer, N. (2008). Eyewitness recall: Regulation of grain size and the role of confidence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 14, 50-60.

  • Tuckey, M. R., & Brewer, N. (2003). The influence of schemas, stimulus ambiguity, and interview schedule on eyewitness memory over time. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 9, 101-118.

  • Tuckey, M. R., & Brewer, N. (2003). How schemas affect eyewitness memory over repeated retrieval attempts. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 17, 785-800.

  • Weber, N., & Brewer, N. (2003). Expert memory: The interaction of stimulus structure, attention and expertise. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 16, 295-308.

  • Brewer, N., Potter, R., Fisher, R. P., Bond, N. W., & Luszcz, M. A. (1999). Beliefs and data on the relationship between consistency and accuracy of eyewitness testimony. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 13, 297-313.

 

Instruction and developmental disabilities

  • Brewer, N., & White, J. M. (1994). Computerized handwriting instruction with severely mentally handicapped adults. Journal of Mental Deficiency Research, 38, 37-44.

  • White, J. M., & Brewer, N. (1992). Teaching basic skills: The principles of instruction. Melbourne: Macmillan.

  • Brewer, N., White, J. M., & Brand, L. (1991). Computerized instruction of word discriminations with retarded children: Comparison of two whole word fading procedures. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 20, 31-43.

  • Brewer, N., Cunningham, S., & White, J. M. (1990). A computerized procedure for teaching letter formation skills to mentally retarded individuals. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 18, 185-190.

  • White, J. M., Cunningham, S., & Brewer, N. (1989). Computer-assisted instruction in letter formation skills. Journal of Computer-Based Instruction, 16, 122-125.

 

Juror decision making

  • Sauer, J. D., Palmer, M. A., & Brewer, N. (2017). Mock-juror evaluations of traditional and ratings-based eyewitness identification evidence. Law and Human Behavior, 41, 375-384

  • Lavis, T., & Brewer, N. (2017). Effects of a proven error on evaluations of witness testimony. Law and Human Behavior, 41, 314-323.

  • Palmer, M. A., Button, L., Barnett, E., & Brewer, N. (2016). Inconsistencies undermine the credibility of confession evidence. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 21, 161-173.

  • Brewer, N., Barnes, J., & Sauer, J. (2011). The effects of peripheral message factors on clinicians’ judgments about clients. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 50, 67-83.

  • Brewer, N., Welsh, C., & Williams, J. (2010). Determinants of tribunal outcomes for Indigenous footballers. Australian Aboriginal Studies, 19-30.

  • Goodman-Delahunty, J., Brewer, N., Clough, J., Horn, J., Ogloff, J. R. P., & Tait, D. (2008). Practices, policies and procedures that influence juror satisfaction in Australia. Research and Public Policy Series No. 87. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. (ISSN 1326-6004).

  • Howard, M. V. A., Brewer, N., & Williams, K. D. (2006). How processing resources shape the influence of stealing thunder on mock-juror verdicts. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 13, 60-66.

  • Brewer, N., Harvey, S., & Semmler, C. (2004). Improving comprehension of jury instructions with audio-visual presentation. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 18, 765-776.

  • Brewer, N., & Hupfeld, R. M. (2004). Effects of testimonial inconsistencies and witness group identity on mock-juror judgments. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 34, 493-513.

  • Brewer, N., & Burke, A. (2002). Effects of testimonial inconsistencies and eyewitness confidence on mock-juror judgments. Law and Human Behavior, 26, 353-364.

  • Semmler, C., & Brewer, N. (2002). The effects of mood and emotion on juror processing and judgments. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 20, 423-436.

  • Semmler, C., & Brewer, N. (2002). Using a flow-chart to improve comprehension of jury instructions. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 9, 262-270.

  • Brewer, N., Hupfeld, R. M., & Schmidt, C. (2000). How evidence and social identity interact to affect jurors’ judgements. Law in Context, 17, 130-147.

  • Potter, R., & Brewer, N. (1999). Perceptions of witness behaviour-accuracy relationships held by police, lawyers and jurors. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 6, 97-103.

 

Policing and driving behaviour

  • Brewer, N. (1995). Handbook of effective supervisory behaviour. Report Series No: 107.2. Adelaide: National Police Research Unit.

  • Brewer, N., & McGrath, G. (1991). Characteristics of offenders in high speed pursuits. American Journal of Police, 10, 63-68.

  • Brewer, N. (1991). Identifying effective supervisory behaviours. Adelaide: National Police Research Unit.

  • Brewer, N. (1991). Effective supervisory behaviour. Victoria Police Bulletin, 7, 23-24.

  • Wilson, C., & Brewer, N. (1991). When do patrol officers encounter resistance? Adelaide: National Police Research Unit.

  • Wilson, C., & Brewer, N. (1991). One- and two-person patrols: Summary report. Adelaide: National Police Research Unit.

  • Brewer, N., & Karp, J. (1991). Expectancy of success, anxiety and patrol situation: Key dimensions in assessing attitudes to single officer patrol. Adelaide: National Police Research Unit.

  • Brewer, N., & McGrath, G. (1990). High speed pursuits: Offender and pursuit characteristics. Adelaide: National Police Research Unit.

  • Brewer, N., & Sandow, B. (1980). Alcohol effects on driver performance under conditions of divided attention. Ergonomics, 23, 185-190.

  • McLean, A. J., Brewer, N. D., & Sandow, B. L. (1979). Adelaide in-depth accident study 1975-1979. Part 2: Pedestrian accidents. Adelaide: University of Adelaide. Research report for Australian Road Research Board & Department of Transport, Australia.

  • McLean, A. J., Brewer, N. D., & Sandow, B. L. (1979). Adelaide in-depth accident study 1975-1979. Part 3: Pedalcycle accidents. Adelaide: University of Adelaide. Research report for Australian Road Research Board & Department of Transport, Australia.

  • McLean, A. J., Brewer, N. D., Hall, C. T., Sandow, B. L., & Tamblyn, P. J. (1979). Adelaide in-depth accident study 1975-1979. Part 4: Motorcycle accidents. Adelaide: University of Adelaide. Research report for Australian Road Research Board & Department of Transport, Australia.

  • McLean, A. J., Aust, H. S., Brewer, N. D., & Sandow, B. L. (1979). Adelaide in-depth accident study 1975-1979. Part 6: Car accidents. Adelaide: University of Adelaide. Research report for Australian Road Research Board & Department of Transport, Australia.

 

Processing speed, intelligence and development

  • Smith, G. A., & Brewer, N. (1995). Slowness and age: Speed-accuracy mechanisms. Psychology and Aging, 10, 238-247.

  • Brewer, N., & Smith G. A. (1990). Processing speed and mental retardation: Deadline procedures indicate fixed and adjustable limitations. Memory and Cognition, 18, 443-450.

  • Brewer, N., & Smith, G. A. (1989). Developmental changes in processing speed: Influence of speed-accuracy regulation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 118, 298-310.

  • Brewer, N. (1987). Processing speed, efficiency and intelligence. In J.G. Borkowski & J.D. Day (Eds.), Cognition in special children: Comparative approaches to retardation, learning disabilities and giftedness (pp. 15-48). Norwood, NJ.: Ablex.

  • Smith, G. A., & Brewer, N. (1985). Age and individual differences in correct and error reaction times. British Journal of Psychology, 76, 199-203.

  • Brewer, N., & Smith, G. A. (1984). How normal and retarded individuals monitor and regulate speed and accuracy of responding in serial choice tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 113, 71-93.

  • Phillips, C., Smith, G. A., Brewer, N., & Ryan, G. M. (1984). Pre- and posterror responding in serial choice tasks: Evidence for trial-by-trial tracking. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 58, 1007-1010.

  • Brewer, N., & Smith, G. A. (1982) Cognitive processes for monitoring and regulating speed and accuracy of responding in mental retardation: A methodology. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 87, 211-222.

  • Nettelbeck, T., y Brewer, N. (1982). Estudios sobre el retraso mental leve y la ejecución en el tiempo. Real Patronato de Educacion y Atencion a Deficientes (N.R. Ellis (Ed.): Investigacion en retraso mental: Panorama internacional (Volumen 2, pp. 89-142)). San Sebastian, España: Servicio Internacional de Información sobre Subnormales.

  • Nettelbeck, T., & Brewer, N. (1981). Studies of mild mental retardation and timed performance. In N.R. Ellis (Ed.), International review of research in mental retardation (Vol. 10, pp. 61-106). New York: Academic Press.

  • Brewer, N., Kirby, N. H., & Meeuwissen, R. (1980). Control of associated movement as a factor influencing reaction times of mentally retarded adults. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 85, 281-285.

  • Brewer, N., & Nettelbeck, T. (1979). Speed and accuracy in the choice reaction time of mildly retarded adults. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 84, 55-61.

  • Brewer, N., & Nettelbeck, T. (1979). Discrimination, translation or response organization: A clarification of factors underlying slower responding among mentally retarded persons. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 84, 195-199.

  • Brewer, N. (1978). Motor components in the choice reaction time of mildly retarded adults. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 82, 567-572.

  • Brewer, N., & Nettelbeck, T. (1977). Influence of contextual cues on choice reaction time of mentally retarded adults. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 82, 37-43.

  • Nettelbeck, T., & Brewer, N. (1976). Effects of stimulus-response variables on the choice reaction time of mentally retarded adults. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 81, 85-92.

 

Social and I-O psychology

  • Tuckey, M. R., Brewer, N., & Barnes, K. (2006). Source attributes and feedback seeking: A field study. International Journal of Organisational Behaviour, 11, 20-30.

  • Skinner, N., & Brewer, N. (2004). Adaptive approaches to competition. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 26, 283-305.

  • Brewer, N., & Skinner, N. (2003). Work motivation. In M. O’Driscoll, P. Taylor, & T. Kalliath (Eds.) Organizational psychology in New Zealand and Australia (pp. 150-168). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Brewer, N., Mitchell, P., & Weber, N. (2002). Gender role, organizational status and conflict resolution style. International Journal of Conflict Resolution, 13, 78-94.

  • Skinner, N., & Brewer, N. (2002). The dynamics of threat and challenge appraisals prior to stressful achievement events. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83, 678-692.

  • Tuckey, M., Brewer, N., & Williamson, P. (2002). The influence of motives and goal orientation on feedback seeking. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 75, 195-216.

  • Dandy, J., Brewer, N., & Tottman, R. (2001). Self-consciousness and performance decrements in a sporting context. Journal of Social Psychology, 141, 150-152.

  • Wilson, C., & Brewer, N. (2001). Working in teams: Negative effects on organisational performance in policing. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 24, 115-127.

  • Skinner, N., & Brewer, N. (1999). Temporal characteristics of evaluation anxiety. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 13, 293-314.

  • Conflict Management CoverBraithwaite, H., Brewer, N., & Strelan, P. (1998). Conflict management in police-citizen interactions. Sydney: McGraw-Hill.

  • Braithwaite, H., & Brewer, N. (1998). Differences in the conflict resolution tactics of male and female police patrol officers. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 1, 276-287.

  • Brewer, N., & Ridgway, T. (1998). Effects of supervisory monitoring on productivity and quality of performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 4, 211-227.

  • Russell, A., Brewer, N., & Hogben, N. (1997). The psychological context of household work in early adolescent girls and boys. Journal of Early Adolescence, 17, 197-215.

  • Brewer, N., Socha, L., & Potter, R. (1996). Gender differences in supervisors’ use of performance feedback. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 26, 787-803.

  • Brewer, N. (1995). Supervision and leadership. In N. Brewer & C. Wilson (Eds.), Psychology and policing (pp. 291-316). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

  • Brewer, N. (1995). The effects of monitoring individual and group performance on the distribution of effort across tasks. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 25, 760-777.

  • Brewer, N., & Wilson, C. (Eds.) (1995). Psychology and policing. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

  • Brewer, N., & Wilson, C. (1995). Psychology and operational policing. In N. Brewer & C. Wilson (Eds.), Psychology and policing (pp. 1-3). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

  • Brewer, N., & Wilson, C. (1995). Psychology and organizational functioning. In N. Brewer & C. Wilson (Eds.), Psychology and policing (pp. 173-175). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

  • Brewer, N., Wilson, C., & Braithwaite, H. (1995). Psychological research and policing. In N. Brewer & C. Wilson (Eds.), Psychology and policing (pp. 395-412). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

  • Wilson, C., & Brewer, N. (1993). Individuals and groups dealing with conflict: Findings from police on patrol. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 14, 55-67.

  • Wilson, C., & Brewer, N. (1992). One and two person patrols: A review. Journal of Criminal Justice, 20, 443-454.

  • Brewer, N., & Smith, J. M. (1989). Social acceptance of mentally retarded children in regular schools in relation to years mainstreamed. Psychological Reports, 64, 375-380.

 

Other

  • Brewer, N. (2014). Editorial. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 20, 1-2.

  • Badcock, D., Hammond, G., Gillam, B., Brewer, N., & Andrews, S. (2007). Psychology: The science of mind, brain, and behaviour. Fasts Occasional Paper Series No 6.

  • Brewer, N. (2012). Random walk models. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26, 164-165.