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Recovering faces from memory: the distracting influence of external facial features.

Journal Article
Frowd, C. D., Skelton, F. C., Atherton, C., Pitchford, M., Hepton, G., Holden, L., …Hancock, P. J. B. (2012)
Recovering faces from memory: the distracting influence of external facial features. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 18, 224-238. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0027393
Recognition memory for unfamiliar faces is facilitated when contextual cues (e.g. head pose, background environment, hair and clothing) are consistent between study and test. ...

Interviewing techniques for Darwinian facial-composite systems.

Journal Article
Frowd, C. D., Nelson, L., Skelton, F. C., Noyce, R., Atkins, R., Heard, P., …Hancock, P. J. B. (2012)
Interviewing techniques for Darwinian facial-composite systems. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26, 576-584. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.2829
Eyewitnesses are often asked to describe the appearance of an offender’s face, normally as part of a cognitive interview (CI), and then to construct a facial composite of it b...

A decade of evolving composites: regression- and meta-analysis

Journal Article
Frowd, C. D., Lampinen, J. M., Erickson, W. B., Skelton, F. C., McIntyre, A. H., & Hancock, P. J. B. (2015)
A decade of evolving composites: regression- and meta-analysis. Journal of Forensic Practice, 17, 319-334. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFP-08-2014-0025
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to assess the impact of seven variables that emerge from forensic research on facial-composite construction and naming using contempora...

Whole-face procedures for recovering facial images from memory.

Journal Article
Frowd, C. D., Skelton, F. C., Hepton, G., Holden, L., Minahil, S., Pitchford, M., …Hancock, P. J. B. (2013)
Whole-face procedures for recovering facial images from memory. Science & Justice, 53, 89-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2012.12.004
Research has indicated that traditional methods for accessing facial memories usually yield unidentifiable images. Recent research, however, has made important improvements i...

Saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements trigger equivalent gaze-cued orienting effects

Journal Article
Langton, S. R., McIntyre, A. H., Hancock, P. J., & Leder, H. (2018)
Saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements trigger equivalent gaze-cued orienting effects. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 17470218.2017.1. https://doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2017.1362703
Research has established that a perceived eye gaze produces a concomitant shift in a viewer’s spatial attention in the direction of that gaze. The two experiments reported her...

Registered replication report: Schooler and Engstler-Schooler (1990)

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Alogna, V. K., Attaya, M. K., Aucoin, P., Bahník, Š., Birch, S., Birt, A. R., …Zwaan, R. A. (2014)
Registered replication report: Schooler and Engstler-Schooler (1990). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9, 556-578. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691614545653
Trying to remember something now typically improves your ability to remember it later. However, after watching a video of a simulated bank robbery, participants who verbally d...

Understanding the multiframe caricature advantage for recognizing facial composites.

Journal Article
Frowd, C. D., Skelton, F. C., Atherton, C., Pitchford, M., Bruce, V., Atkins, R., …Hancock, P. J. B. (2012)
Understanding the multiframe caricature advantage for recognizing facial composites. Visual Cognition, 20, 1215-1241. https://doi.org/10.1080/13506285.2012.743936
Eyewitnesses often construct a ‘composite’ face of a person they saw commit a crime, a picture that police use to identify suspects. We described a technique (Frowd et al., 2...

Holistic face processing can inhibit recognition of forensic facial composites.

Journal Article
Hancock, P. J. B., Frowd, C. D., Langton, S. R. H., & McIntyre, A. H. (2016)
Holistic face processing can inhibit recognition of forensic facial composites. Law and Human Behavior, 40(2), 128-135. https://doi.org/10.1037/lhb0000160
Facial composite systems help eyewitnesses to show the appearance of criminals. However, likenesses created by unfamiliar witnesses will not be completely accurate, and peopl...

Giving Crime the 'evo': Catching Criminals Using EvoFIT Facial Composites

Conference Proceeding
Frowd, C. D., Hancock, P. J., Bruce, V., McIntyre, A. H., Pitchford, M., Atkins, R., …Sendrea, G. (2010)
Giving Crime the 'evo': Catching Criminals Using EvoFIT Facial Composites. In 2010 International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies (EST),doi:10.1109/est.2010.38
Facial composites are traditionally made by witnesses and victims describing and selecting parts of criminals’ faces, but this method is hard to do and has been shown to be ge...

Catching More Offenders with EvoFIT Facial Composites: Lab Research and Police Field Trials

Journal Article
Frowd, C. D., Hancock, P. J. B., Bruce, V., Skelton, F. C., Atherton, C., Nelson, L., …Sendrea, G. (2011)
Catching More Offenders with EvoFIT Facial Composites: Lab Research and Police Field Trials. Global Journal of Human-Social Science, 11(3),
Often, the only evidence of an offender’s identity comes from the memory of an eyewitness. For over 12 years, we have been developing software called EvoFIT to help eyewitness...

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