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Articles authored/co-authored by our Doctoral Students

  • Adams-Quackenbush, N. M., Horselenberg, R., Hubert, J., Vrij, A., & Van Koppen, P. (under review). Interview expectancies: Awareness of potential biases influence behaviour in interviewees.
  • Boskovic, I., et al. (2017). The Verifiability Approach to Detection of Malingered Physical Symptoms. Psychology, Crime & Law, 1-31. Doi:10.1080/1068316X.2017.130258
  • Boskovic, I., van der Heide, D., Hope, L., Merckelbach, H., & Jelicic, M. (2017). Plausibility judgments of atypical symptoms across cultures: An explorative study among Western and non-Western experts. Psychological Injury and Law. Doi: 10.1007/s12207-017-9294-6
  • Brackmann, N., Otgaar, H., Sauerland, M., & Jelicic, M. (2015). When Children are the Least Vulnerable to False Memories: A True Report or a Case of Autosuggestion? Journal of Forensic Sciences. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/1556-4029.12926
  • Clark, A., Nash, R. A., Fincham, G., & Mazzoni, G. (2012). Creating non-believed memories for recent  autobiographical events. PLoS ONE 7(3). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032998.
  • Clark, A., Hope, L., Otgaar, H., Ost, J., Sauer, J., Merckelbach, H., Kontogianni, F., & Pedrero Nunez, R. The consequences of not believing: Nonbelieved memories are not precursors to memory omission errors. (Manuscript submitted)
  • Deeb, H., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Granhag, P. A., & Lancaster, G. L. J. (2017). Suspects’ consistency in statements concerning two events when different question formats are used. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 14, 74-87. doi: 10.1002/jip.1464
  • Deeb, H., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Leal, S., Granhag, P. A., & Str÷mwall, L. A. (2017). The Devil’s Advocate approach: An interview technique for assessing consistency among deceptive and truth-telling pairs of suspects. Legal and Criminological Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/lcrp.12114
  • Deeb, H., Granhag, P. A., Vrij, A., Str÷mwall, L. A, Hope, L., & Mann, S. (in print). Visuospatial counter-interrogation strategies by liars familiar with the alibi setting. Applied Cognitive Psychology.
  • Deeb, H., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Granhag, P. A., & Str÷mwall, L. A. (2017). Police officers’ perceptions of statement inconsistency. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Ennis, A. R., McLeod, P., Watt, M. C., Campbell, M. A., & Adams-Quackenbush, N. M. (2016). The role of gender in Mental Health Court admission and completion. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 58, 1 – 30. doi:10.3138/cjccj.2015.E08
  • Geurts, R., Granhag, P. A., Ask, K., & Vrij, A. (2016). Taking threats to the lab: Introducing an experimental paradigm for studying verbal threats. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 3, 53-64. doi: 10.1037/tam0000060
  • Geurts, R., Ask, K., Granhag, P. A., & Vrij, A. (2016). Eliciting information from people who pose a threat: Counter-interview strategies examined. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 6, 158-166. doi: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2016.10.002
  •  Geurts, R., Granhag, P. A., Ask, K., & Vrij, A. (2017). Assessing threats of violence: Professional skill or common sense? Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 14, 246-259. doi: 10.1002/jip.1486
  • van der Heide, D., Boskovic, I., & Merckelbach, H. (2017). Standard symptom inventories for asylum seekers in a psychiatric hospital: Limited utility due to poor symptom validity. Psychological Injury and Law. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12207-017-9302-x
  •  Jelicic, M., Merckelbach, H, & Bošković, I. (2017). Seven myths about feigning. In H. Otgaar & M.L. Howe (Eds.). Finding the truth in the courtroom: Handling deception, lies, and memories. Oxford University Press.
  • Mazzoni, G., Clark, A., & Nash, R. A. (2014). Disowned recollections: Denying true experiences undermines belief in occurrence but not judgments of remembering. Acta Psychologica, 145, 139-146.
  • Mendoza. C. F., Saraiva, R. B., CÔmara, G. C. , Lopes, W. M., Passos, A. P., Gama, A. M., … Reategui, N. (in press). Socioeconomic environment effect on inferential reasoning of Latin-American students. Revista Salud Mental.
  • Mendoza, C. F., & Saraiva, R. B. (in press). Intelligence assessment: An introduction. In C. S. Hutz, D. R. Bandeira, C. M. Trentini (Eds.), Psychological evaluation of intelligence and personality. SŃo Paulo: Artmed
  • Merckelbach, H., Boskovic, I., Pesy, D., Dalsklev, M, & Lynn, S. (2017). Symptoms overreporting and dissociative experiences: A qualitative review. Consciousness and Cognition, 49, 132-144.
  • Merckelbach, H., Prins, C., Boskovic, I., Niesten, E., & Ó Campo, J. (2017). Alexithymia as a potential source of symptom over-reporting: An exploratory study in forensic patients and non-forensic participants. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. Accepted manuscript.
  • Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., Clark, A., Wang, J., & Merckelbach, H. (2015). What if you went to the police and accused your uncle of abuse? Misunderstandings concerning the benefits of memory distortion: A commentary on Fernßndez (2015). Consciousness and Cognition. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2015.01.015
  • Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Brackmann, N., & Wang, J. (in press). When children are the worst and best eyewitnesses: Factors behind the development of false memory. 
  • Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Brackmann, N., & Smeets, T. (2016) The malleability of developmental trends in neutral and negative memory illusions. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 145(1), 31–55. doi:10.1037/xge0000127
  • Patry, M. W., Connors, C. J., Adams-Quackenbush, N. M., & Smith, S. M. (2016). When both sides are mistaken: Layperson and legal professionals’ misconceptions of Canadian suspect’s legal rights upon arrest. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 32, 56 – 65. doi:10.1007/s11896-016-9198-5
  • Rechdan, J., Sauer, J.D., Hope, L., Sauerland, M., Ost, J., & Merckelbach, H. (in press). Computer mediated social comparative feedback does not affect metacognitive regulation of memory reports. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognition.
  • Saraiva, R. B., & Castilho, G. M. (in press). The psychology of eyewitness testimony: Implications for forensic and investigative contexts. BrasÝlia: Juruß.
  • Saraiva, R. B., Castilho, G. M., Nogueira., R. N. Coelho, L. A., AlarcŃo, L. C. P., & Lage, J (in press). Eyewitnesses memory for faces in actual criminal cases: An archival analysis of positive facial composites. Estudos de psicologia (Natal).
  • Scoboria, A., Memon, A., Gawrylowicz, J. & Clark, A. (2015). Nonbelieved memories across the adult lifespan. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice.
  • Tekin, S., Granhag, P. A., Str÷mwall, L. A., Mac Giolla, E., Vrij, A., & Hartwig, M. (2015). Interviewing strategically to elicit admissions from guilty suspects. Law and Human Behavior, 39, 244–252.
  • Tekin, S., Granhag, P. A., Str÷mwall, L. A., & Vrij, A. (2016). Police officers’ use of evidence to elicit admissions in a fictitious criminal case. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling. doi: 10.1002/jip.1463
  • Tekin, S., Granhag, P. A., Str÷mwall, L. A., & Vrij, A. (2016). How to make perpetrators in denial disclose more information about their crimes. Psychology, Crime & Law. doi:10.1080/1068316X.2016.1168425
  • Tupper, N., Sauer, J., Sauerland, M., Fu, I., & Hope, L. Face value: Testing the utility of contextual face cues for face recognition. (Manuscript submitted)
 

Presentations by our Doctoral Students

  • Adams-Quackenbush, N. M., & Satchell, L. M. (2017, June). Veracity and deception: Motivation and behaviour. Symposium accepted to European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) Conference, Mechelen, Belgium.
  • Adams-Quackenbush, N. M., Horselenberg, R., Vrij, A., & Van Koppen, P. (2017, June). Observing expectancy effects in truth-tellers: Implied interviewer biases influences behaviour in interviewees. Presentation at the 27th annual conference of the European Assocuiation of Psychology and Law (EAPL), Mechelen, Belgium.
  • Boskovic, I., van der Heide, D., Hope, L., Merckelbach, H., & Jelicic, M. (2017). Plausibility judgments of atypical symptoms across cultures: An explorative study among Western and non-Western experts. Presentation, 5th Symptom Validity Conference, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Boskovic, I., Bogaard, G., Merckelbach, H., Vrij, A., & Hope., L. (2017). The Verifiability Approach to malingered physical symptoms. Presentation, 5th Symptom Validity Conference, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Boskovic, I., Biermans, A., Jelicic, M., Hope, L., & Merckelbach, H. (2017). Stroop performance and symptom endorsement in feigning test anxiety. Presentation, EAPL, Mechelen, Belgium.
  • Brackmann, N., Otgaar, H., Sauerland, M., Merckelbach, H. (2014, June). The impact of testing on the development of false memories. Presentation at the 24th annual conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Brackmann, N., Otgaar, H., Sauerland, M., & Howe, M. L. (2015, June). The impact of testing on the formation of false memories in different ages. Presentation at the 11th biennial meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC), Victoria, BC, Canada.
  • Brackmann, N. (2014, November). Legal professionals’ credibility assessments based on age and specificity of a statement. Presentation at 10th annual meeting of the Nordic Network - Psychology & Law (NNPL), Oslo, Norway.
  • Brackmann, N. (2015, July). “Developmental trends in misidentifying a bystander from a lineup” Presentation at EAPL 2015 in Nuremberg, Germany
  • Clark, A., Nash R. A., Fincham, G., & Mazzoni, G. (2012, April). Creating non-believed memories for recent  autobiographical events. Presentation at the Experimental Psychology Society, Hull, UK.
  • Clark, A., Hope, L., Otgaar, H., Ost, J., & Sauer, J. (2015, June). The consequences of not believing: Do non-believed memories result in memory omissions? Presentation at the Society for Applied Research Memory and Cognition (SARMAC), Victoria, BC, Canada.
  • Clark, A., Hope, L., Otgaar, H., Ost, J., Sauer, J., Merckelbach, H., Kontogianni, F., & Pedrero N˙˝ez, R. (2016). The consequences of not believing: Nonbelieved memories are not precursors to memory omission errors. Presentation at the International Conference on Memory, Budapest, Hungry.
  • Clark, A., Hope, L., Otgaar, H., Ost, J., Sauer, J., Merckelbach, H., Kontogianni, F., & Pedrero N˙˝ez, R. (2017). 'Social feedback results in omissions but not nonbelieved memories. Presentation at the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC), Sydney, Australia.
  • Deeb, H., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Granhag, P. A., & Lancaster, G. (2015, August). Interviewing liars about multiple events: The effect of asking questions in nonsequential order. Poster session presented at Decepticon Conference, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  • Deeb, H., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Granhag, P. A., & Lancaster, G. L. J. (2014, December). Suspects' consistency in statements concerning two events when different question formats are used. Oral session presented at the Postgraduate Research Presentations Day, University of Portsmouth, Department of Psychology, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
  • Deeb, H., Granhag, P. A., Vrij, A., Str÷mwall, L. A, Hope, L., & Mann, S. (2016, June). Visuospatial counter-interrogation strategies by liars familiar with the alibi setting. Oral session presented at the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG) Conference, London, United Kingdom.
  • Deeb, H., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Leal, S., Granhag, P. A., & Str÷mwall, L. A. (2016, October). The Devil’s Advocate approach: An interview technique for assessing consistency among deceptive and truth-telling pairs of suspects. Oral session presented at the Postgraduate Research Presentations Day, University of Portsmouth, Department of Psychology, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
  • Deeb, H., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Leal, S., Granhag, P. A., & Str÷mwall, L. A. (2017, July). The Devil’s Advocate approach: An interview technique for assessing consistency among deceptive and truth-telling pairs of suspects. Oral session presented at the Conference of the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES), Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • De La Fuente Vilar, A., Horselenberg, R., Str÷mwall, L., Landstr÷m, S., Hope, L., & van Koppen, P. (2017, May). Memory of Uncooperative Witnesses. Pitch presentation at the annual conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), Mechelen, Belgium.
  • Geurts, R. (2014, November). Separating threats from bluffs: a research outline. Presentation at the 10th annual meeting of the Nordic Network - Psychology & Law (NNPL), Oslo, Norway.
  • Geurts, R. (2015, August). Identifying Markers of True Threats. Poster presentation at the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), Nuremberg, Germany.
  • Geurts, R. (2017, May). Assessing Threats of Violence: Professional Skill or Common Sense? Presentation at the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), Mechelen, Belgium
  • Hoogesteym, K., Meijer, E.H., Vrij, A., & Merckelbach, H. (2017, May). Increasing the Disclosure of Information in a Forensic Interview. Pitch Presentation at the annual meeting of the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) Mechelen, Belgium.
  • Hoogesteyn, K., & De La Fuente Vilar, A. (2017, December). Memory Challenges in Witness Interviews. Presentation at the UWL Crime and Minds: Psychology and the Law event. London, UK.
  • Hoogesteyn, K. (2017, December). Improving the Disclosure of Information in Forensic Interviews: Examining Environmental Influences. Presentation at the UWL Crime and Minds: Psychology and the Law event. London, UK.
  • Where the truth lies: Within-statement deception detection (pitch presentation). European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), Annual Conference in Mechelen, Belgium, from 28th to 31st of May, 2017.  
  • Izotovas, A., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Granhag, P. A., & Str÷mwall, L. (2017, May). Memory-based lie detection: The effects of different memory enhancing techniques on immediate and delayed recall. Presentation at the annual conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), Mechelen, Belgium.
  • Izotovas, A., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Granhag, P. A., & Str÷mwall, L. (2017, August). Facilitating memory-based lie detection in immediate and delayed statements: The role of mnemonics. Poster presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Deceptive Behavior (Decepticon), Palo Alto, California, USA.
  • Izotovas, A., Vrij, A., Hope, L., Mann, S., Granhag, P. A., & Str÷mwall, L. (2017, September). Facilitating memory-based lie detection in immediate and delayed statements: The role of Sketch mnemonic. Presentation at the 13th Meeting of the Nordic Network for research on Psychology and Law (NNPL), Katowice, Poland.
  • Neequaye D.A. (2015, October). Toward integrative interviewing: the role of situation awareness. Presentation at the 11th meeting of the Nordic Network for Research on Psychology and Law (NNPL) Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Neequaye, D. A., Ask, K., Granhag, P. A., & Vrij, A. (2016, September 23-24). The 12th meeting of The Nordic network for research on psychology and law, Uppsala, Sweden: September 23-24, 2016: Inducing disclosure through Priming: Exploring Subtle Persuasion Tactics in HUMINT Interviewing.
  • Neequaye, D. A., Ask, K., Granhag, P. A., & Vrij, A. (2017, May 28-31). The 27th conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law, Mechelen, Belgium: May 28-31, 2017: Streamlining Disclosure in Investigative Interviewing: The Joint Influence of Priming and Motivational Interviewing.  
  • Portnoy, S., Hope, L., Vrij, A., Granhag, P.A., Ask, K., & Landstr÷m, S. (2016, July). Strategic regulation and reporting in the alibis of innocent and guilty suspects. Poster presented at the sixth International Conference on Memory, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Portnoy, S., Hope, L., Vrij, A., Granhag, P.A., Ask, K., & Landstr÷m, S. (2017, January). Strategic regulation and reporting in the alibis of innocent and guilty suspects. Paper presented at the 12th conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Sydney, Australia.
  • Rechdan, J., Hope, L., Sauerland, M., Ost, J., & Sauer, J. (2015, June). The effects of social comparative feedback on grain size and confidence in eyewitness reports. Presentation at the Society for Applied Research Memory and Cognition (SARMAC), Victoria, BC, Canada.
  • Rechdan, J., Lawrence, H., Hope, L., & Vrij, A. (2017, May). Applying the model statement technique in investigative interviews with eyewitnesses. Paper presented at the annual conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), Mechelen, Belgium.
  • Rechdan, J., Hope, L., Sauerland, M., Ost, J., Sauer, J.D., & Merckelbach, H. (2016, July). The effects of social comparative feedback on grain-size and confidence in eyewitness reports. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), Toulouse, France.
  • Rechdan, J., Hope, L., Sauerland, M., Ost, J., Sauer, J.D., & Merckelbach, H. (2016, July). Was that how it happened? Exploring the effects of co-witness discussion on metamemory. In J. Gawrylowicz (Chair), Memory in the ‘Real World’: Factors Influencing Memory in Forensic Settings. Paper presented at the Sixth International Conference on Memory (ICOM), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Tekin, S., Granhag, P. A., & Mac Giolla, E. (2014, June). Strategic interviewing to elicit new information: Makingliars more forthcoming. Presentation at the annual conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Tekin, S., Granhag, P. A. & Mac Giolla, E. (2015, March). Strategic interviewing to elicit admissions: Making guilty suspects more forthcoming. Presentation at the annual conference of American Psychology and Law Society, San Diego, USA
  •  Tekin, S. & Granhag, P. A., (2015, November). Eliciting incriminating information from perpetrators in denial, Presentation at the annual meeting of the Nordic Network of Psychology and Law, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Tekin, S., & Granhag, P. A., & Str÷mwall, L. A (2016, June). Police officers’ use of evidence in suspect interviews: How and Why? Presentation at the 9th annual conference of International Investigative Interviewing Research Group, London, UK
  • Tupper, N., Sauerland, M., Hope, L., Sauer, J., & Charman, S. (2015). Identification for multiple perpetrator crimes: Testing the independence of multiple lineup decisions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for Psychology and Law Conference (EAPL), Nuremberg, Germany.
  • Tupper, N., Sauerland, M., Hope, L., Sauer, J., Broers, N., Charman, S., & Merckelbach, H.  (2016). Eyewitness identification for multiple perpetrator crime: Testing for sequential effects in multiple identification decisions. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society Conference (AP-LS), Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • Tupper, N., Sauerland, M., Sauer, J., Broers, N., Charman, S., & Hope, L.  (2016). Eyewitness identification for multi-perpetrator crimes: Testing for sequential effects in multiple showup decisions. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC) Sydney, Australia.
  • Tupper, N., Sauer, J., Sauerland, M., Fu, I., & Hope, L.  (2016). Cued face recognition: Can we stretch the effect? Presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC) Sydney, Australia.
  • Van Veldhuizen, T.S. (2014, October). When evidence is lacking: Interviewing practice of Swedish asylum officials. Presentation at the annual conference of the Nordic Network for Psychology and Law, Oslo, Norway.
  • Van Veldhuizen, T.S., Horselenberg, R., & Van Koppen, P. (2014, June). When evidence is lacking: Interviewing and decision practice in the asylum procedure. Presentation at the annual conference of the European Association for Psychology and Law, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • Van Veldhuizen, T.S., Van Koppen, P.J., Granhag, P.A., Horselenberg, R., & Landstr÷m S. (2015, May). Credibility assessment of claims about origins: the validity of measuring knowledge of places. Presentation at the annual conference of Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Toronto, Canada
  • Van Veldhuizen, T.S. (2015, October). Assessing Asylum Seekers’ Claims about Origins: Measuring Knowledge of Peoples and Places. Presentation at the annual conference of the Nordic Network for Psychology and Law, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Van Veldhuizen, T.S., Van Koppen, P.J., Granhag, P.A., Horselenberg, R., & Landstr÷m S. (2015, July). Credibility assessment of asylum seekers’claims about origins: the validity of measuring knowledge of places. Presentation at the annual conference of the European Association for Psychology and Law, Neuremberg, Germany.

 

Poster Presentations:

  • Boskovic, I., van der Heide, D., Hope, L., Merckelbach, H., & Jelicic, M. (2017). Odd stays odd: Cross-cultural stability of atypical symptoms. Poster presentation, 5th Symptom Validity Conference, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Boskovic, I., Bogaard, G., Merckelbach, H, Vrij, A., Hope, L. (2016, July). The Verifiability Approach to Malingering Physical Symptoms: Just Let Them Talk. Poster presentation at Europian Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), Toulouse, France.



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