Publications

Forensic Testimony

Edmond, G., Martire, K., Found, B., Kemp, R., Hamer, D., Hibbert, B., Ligertwood, A., Porter, G., San Roque, M., Searston, R., Tangen, J., Thompson, M., & White, D. (2014). How to cross-examine forensic scientists: A guide for lawyers. Australian Bar Review, 39[PDF]

Edmond, G., Thompson, M. B., & Tangen, J. M. (2013). A guide to interpreting forensic testimony: Scientific approaches to fingerprint evidence. Law, Probability & Risk. doi: 10.1093/lpr/mgt011 [PDF]

Face Identification

Hu, Y., Jackson, K. Yates, A., White, D. Phillips, P. J., O’Toole, A. J. (in press). Person identification: Qualitative differences in reliance on face and body in forensic facial examiners and untrained people. Visual Cognition.

White, D., Norrell, K., Phillips, J. P., O’Toole, A. J. (2017). Human factors in forensic face identification. In Springer Handbook of Biometrics in Forensic Science, Tistarelli, M. & Champod, C. (Eds.). Springer-Verlag.

Towler, A., White, D., Kemp ,R. I. (2017). Evaluating the feature comparison strategy for forensic face identification. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 23(1), 47-58. [doi: 10.1037/xap0000108]

White, D., Rivolta, D., Burton, A. M., Al-Janabi, S., & Palermo, R. (2017). Face matching impairment in developmental prosopagnosia. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70(2), 287-297.

Kemp, R. I. & White, D. (2016). Face identification. In Applied Cognitive Psychology, Groome, D., Eyesenck, M. (Eds.). Taylor & Francis, UK.

Beattie, L., Walsh, D., McLaren, J., Biello, S. M., & White, D. (2016). Perceptual impairment in face identification with poor sleep. Royal Society Open Science, 3(10), 160321.

White, D., Dunn, J. D., Schmid, A. C., & Kemp, R. I. (2015). Error Rates in Users of Automatic Face Recognition Software. PLoS One, 10(10), e0139827. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139827

White, D., Phillips, P. J., Hahn, C. A., Hill, M., & O’Toole, A. J. (2015). Perceptual expertise in forensic facial image comparison. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 282, 1814-1822. http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1292

Menon, N., White, D., & Kemp, R. I. (2015). Variation in Photos of the Same Face Drives Improvements in Identity Verification. Perception, 0301006615599902.

White, D., Burton, A. L., & Kemp, R. I. (2015). Not looking yourself: The cost of self-selecting photographs for identity verification. Br J Psychol. doi: 10.1111/bjop.12141

Ritchie, K. L., Smith, F. G., Jenkins, R., Bindemann, M., White, D., & Burton, A. M. (2015). Viewers base estimates of face matching accuracy on their own familiarity: Explaining the photo-ID paradox. Cognition, 141, 161-169. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2015.05.002

Menon, N., White, D. & Kemp, R. I. (2015). Identity-level representations affect unfamiliar face matching performance in sequential but not simultaneous tasks. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 16, 1-17

White D, Kemp RI, Jenkins R, Matheson M, Burton AM (2014) Passport Officers’ Errors in Face Matching. PLoS ONE 9(8): e103510. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0103510

White, D., Burton, A. M., Jenkins, R. & Kemp, R. I. (2014). Redesigning photo-ID to improve unfamiliar face matching. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 20 (2), 166-173.

Towler, A., White, D. & Kemp ,R. I. (2014). Evaluating training methods of Facial Image Comparison: The Face Shape Strategy does not work. Perception, 43 (2), 214-218.

White, D., Kemp, R., Jenkins, R. & Burton, A. M. (2014). Feedback training for facial image comparison. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21 (1), 100-106.

White, D., Burton, A. M., Kemp, R. I., & Jenkins, R. (2013). Crowd effects in unfamiliar face matching. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 27(6), 769-777.

Frowd, C. D., White, D., Kemp, R., Jenkins, R., Nawaz, K., & Herold, K. (2014). Constructing faces from memory: the impact of image likeness and prototypical representations. The Journal of Forensic Practice, 16(4).

Strathie, A., McNeill, A. & White, D. (2012). In the dock: Chimeric image composites reduce face identification accuracy. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26 (1), 140-148.

Jenkins, R., White, D., Van Monfort, X. & Burton, A. M. (2011). Variability in photos of the same face. Cognition, 121 (3), 313-323.

Megreya, A. M., White, D. & Burton, A. M. (2011). The other race effect does not rely on memory: evidence from a matching task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 64, 1473-1483.

Burton, A. M., White, D. & McNeill, A. (2010). The Glasgow Face Matching Test. Behavior Research Methods, 42, pp 286-291.

Jenkins, R., Burton, A.M., & White, D. (2006). Face recognition from unconstrained images: Progress with prototypes. Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition pp 25-30.

Burton, A. M., Jenkins, R., Hancock, P. J., & White, D. (2005). The power of averages: Robust Representations for Face Recognition. Cognitive Psychology, 51, pp 256- 284. Eyewitness Memory

Harris, C. B., Paterson, H. M., & Kemp, R. I. (2008). Collaborative recall and collective memory: What happens when we remember together?. Memory,16(3), 213-230.

Martire K.A., Kemp R.I. (2008). Knowledge of eyewitness identification issues: Survey of public defenders in New South Wales. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 15(1), 78-87. doi:10.1080/13218710701873973

Paterson, H. M., & Kemp, R. I. (2006). Co-witnesses talk: A survey of eyewitness discussion. Psychology, Crime & Law, 12(2), 181-191.

Fingerprint Examination

Thompson, M. B. & Tangen, J. M. (2014). The nature of expertise in fingerprint matching: Experts can do a lot with a little. PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114759

Thompson, M. B. & Tangen, J. M. (2014). Generalization in fingerprint matching experiments. Science & Justice.  doi: 10.1016/j.scijus.2014.06.008

Thompson, M. B., Tangen, J. M., & Searston, R. A. (2014). Understanding expertise and non-analytic cognition in fingerprint discriminations made by humans. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00737 [PDF]

Thompson, M. B., Tangen, J. M., & McCarthy, D. J. (2013). Human matching performance of genuine crime scene latent fingerprints. Law and Human Behavior38(1), 84–93. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000051 [PDF]

Thompson, M. B., Tangen, J. M., & McCarthy D. J. (2013). Expertise in fingerprint identification. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 58(6), 1519–1530. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12203 [PDF]

Tangen, J. M., Thompson, M. B., & McCarthy D. J. (2011). Identifying fingerprint expertise. Psychological Science, 22(8), 995–997. doi: 10.1177/0956797611414729 [PDF]

Forensic Science

Martire, K,A., Edmond, G., Navarro, D.J., & Newell, B.R. (2017). On the likelihood of “encapsulating all uncertainty. Science and Justice, 57, 76 – 79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2016.10.004

Morrison, G.S., Kaye, D.H., Balding, D.J., Taylor, D., Dawid, P., Aitken, C.G, G., Gittelson, S., Zadora, G., Robertson, B., Willis, S., Pope, S., Neil, M., Martire, K.A., Hepler, A., Gill, R.D., Jamieson, A., de Zoete, J., Ostrum, R.B., & Caliebe, A. (2017). A comment on the PCAST report: Skip the “match”/“non-match” stage. Forensic Science International, 272, e7 – e9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.10.018

Edmond, G., & Martire, K.A. (2016). Forensic science in criminal courts: The latest scientific insights. Australian Bar Review, 42(3), 367-384.

Martire K.A., & Kemp, R.I. (2016). Considerations when designing human performance tests in the forensic sciences. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450618.2016.1229815

Martire, K.A., & Watkins, I. (2015). Perception problems of the verbal scale: A reanalysis and application of a membership function approach. Science and Justice, 55, 264 – 273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2015.01.

Edmond, G., Found, B., Martire, K., Ballantyne, K., Hamer, D., Searston, R., … & Tangen, J. (2016). Model forensic science. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 48(5), 496-537.

Edmond, G., Towler, A., Growns, B., Ribeiro, G., Found, B., White, D., … & Kemp, R. I. (2016). Thinking forensics: Cognitive science for forensic practitioners. Science & Justice.

Edmond, G., Martire, K., Kemp, R., Hamer, D., Hibbert, B., Ligertwood, A., … & White, D. (2014). How to cross-examine forensic scientists: A guide for lawyers. Australian Bar Review, 39(174).

Martire, K.A., Kemp, Sayle & Newell. (2014). On the interpretation of likelihood ratios in forensic science evidence: Presentation formats and the weak evidence effect. Forensic Sciences International. DE140100183

Howes, L,M., Martire, K.A., & Kelty, S.F. (2014). Response to Recommendation 2 of the 2009 NAS Report – Standards for formatting and reporting expert evaluative opinions: Where do we stand? Forensic Science Policy & Management: An International Journal. 5(1-2), 1-14.

Edmond, San Roque with Cole, Kemp, Martire, K.A., Porter & Tangen. (2013). Justica’s Gaze: Surveillance, Evidence and the Criminal Trial. Surveillance & Society, 11(3), 252-271. http://library.queensu.ca/ojs/index.php/surveillance-and-society/article/view/justicia/justicia

Martire, K. A., Kemp, Watkins, Sayle & Newell (2013). The expression and interpretation of uncertain forensic science evidence: Verbal equivalence, evidence strength and the weak evidence effect. Law & Human Behavior, 37(3), 197-207. doi:10.1037/lhb0000027.

Martire, K. A., Kemp, R. I., & Newell, B. R. (2013). The psychology of interpreting expert evaluative opinions. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 45(3), 305-314. doi:10.1080/00450618.2013.784361

Found, B., Edmond, G., with Cole, S., Hamer, D., Kemp, R. I., Martire K. A., Newell, B., Porter, G., & San Roque, M. (2012). Reporting on the comparison and interpretation of pattern evidence: recommendations for forensic specialists. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences. DOI: 10.1080/00450618.2011.644260.

Jury Effects

Martire K.A., Kemp R.I. (2011). Can experts help jurors to evaluate eyewitness evidence? A review of eyewitness expert effects. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 16(1), 24-36.doi:10.1348/135532509X477225<

Martire K.A., Kemp R.I. (2009). The impact of eyewitness expert evidence and judicial instruction on juror ability to evaluate eyewitness testimony. Law and Human Behavior, 33(3), 225-236. doi:10.1007/s10979-008-9134-z

Expert Evidence

Ross, R., Martire, K. A., & Kramer, K. (2017). Consistent with: What doctors say and jurors hear. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450618.2017.1324583

Edmond, G., Martire, K.A., & San Roque, M. (2017). Expert reports and the forensic sciences. UNSW Law Journal.

Martire, K. A., & Edmond, G. (2017). Rethinking expert opinion evidence. Melbourne University Law Review.

Edmond, Martire, K. A. & San Roque. (2011). Unsound law: Issues with (“expert”) voice comparison evidence. Melbourne University Law Review, 35, 52-112.

Edmond, Martire, K. A. & San Roque. (2011). ‘Mere guesswork’: Cross-lingual voice comparisons and the jury. Sydney Law Review.

Martire, K. A., & Kemp, R. I. (2011). Can experts help jurors to evaluate eyewitness evidence? A review of eyewitness expert effects. Legal and criminological psychology, 16(1), 24-36.

Biber, K., Kemp, R. I., & Porter, G. (2009). Law’s looking glass: expert identification evidence derived from photographic and video images.Current issues in criminal justice, 20(3).

Martire, K. A., & Kemp, R. I. (2009). The impact of eyewitness expert evidence and judicial instruction on juror ability to evaluate eyewitness testimony. Law and Human Behavior, 33(3), 225.

Martire, K. A., & Kemp, R. I. (2009). The impact of accurate and erroneous eyewitness expert evidence on jurors’ ability to evaluate eyewitness testimony. Law & Human Behavior, 33(3), 225.

Martire, K. A., & Kemp, R. I. (2008). Knowledge of eyewitness identification issues: A survey of Public Defenders in New South Wales. Psychiatry, Psychology & Law, 15(1), 78-87.