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Confidence and accuracy of eyewitness identification


Sauer, J and Brewer, N, Confidence and accuracy of eyewitness identification, Forensic Facial Identification: Theory and Practice of Identification from Eyewitnesses, Composites and CCTV, Wiley-Blackwell, Valentine, T; Davis, JP (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 185-208. ISBN 978-1-118-46958-3 (2015) [Other Book Chapter]

DOI: doi:10.1002/9781118469538


© 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved. Forensic Facial Identification discusses the latest scientific and technical advancements in the field and their implications for practice in psychology, criminology, and law. Provides an up-to-date set of best practices for forensic facial identification. Reviews current procedures for different facial identification methods and their reliability. Covers eyewitness testimony, line-ups, facial composites, anthropological face reconstructions, CCTV images, and computerized automatic face recognition systems. Incorporates case studies which put the latest research and technology in the proper legal context.

Item Details

Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:eyewitness memory, eyewitness identification, confidence
Research Division:Psychology
Research Group:Applied and developmental psychology
Research Field:Forensic psychology
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in psychology
UTAS Author:Sauer, J (Associate Professor Jim Sauer)
ID Code:95953
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Psychology
Deposited On:2014-10-13
Last Modified:2016-03-21

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