Featured publications

Towler, A., Kemp, R.I., Burton, A.M., Dunn, J.D., Wayne, T., Moreton, R., & White, D. (2019) Do professional facial image comparison training courses work? PLoS ONE 14(2): e0211037 [PDF].

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. [Winner of the Best Paper in JEP: Applied 2017] [PDF].

Towler, A., White, D., Ballantyne, K., Searston, R.A., Martire, K., & Kemp, R.I. (2018) Are forensic scientists experts? Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 7(2) 199-208 [PDF].


Peer-reviewed publications

2019

Towler, A., Kemp, R.I., Burton, A.M., Dunn, J.D., Wayne, T., Moreton, R., & White, D. (2019) Do professional facial image comparison training courses work? PLoS ONE 14(2): e0211037 [PDF].

Towler, A., Kemp, R.I., Bruce, V., Burton, A.M., Dunn, J.D., & White, D. (2019) Are face recognition abilities in humans and sheep really ‘comparable’? Royal Society Open Science, 6, 180772 [PDF].

2018

Towler, A., White, D., Ballantyne, K., Searston, R.A., Martire, K., & Kemp, R.I. (2018) Are forensic scientists experts? Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 7(2) 199-208 [PDF].

Kramer, R.S.S., Manesi, Z., Towler, A., Reynolds, M.G., & Burton, A.M. (2018) Familiarity and within-person facial variability: The importance of the internal and external features. Perception, 47(1), 3-15 [PDF].

2017

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. [Winner of the Best Paper in JEP: Applied 2017] [PDF].

Towler, A., Kemp, R.I., & White, D. (2017) Unfamiliar face matching systems in applied settings. In Face Processing: Systems, disorders and cultural difference. Bindemann, M. & Megreya, A.M. (Eds.), Nova Science [PDF].

Edmond, G., Towler, A., Growns, B., Ribeiro, G., Found, B., White, D., Ballantyne, K., Searston, R.A., Thompson, M.B., Tangen, J.M., Kemp, R.I., & Martire, K. (2017) Thinking forensics: Cognitive science for forensic practitioners. Science & Justice, 57(2) 144-154 [PDF].

Kramer, R.S.S., Telfer, C.G.R., & Towler, A. (2017) Visual comparison of two data sets: Do people use the means and the variability? Journal of Numerical Cognition, 3(1) 97-111.

2016

Edmond, G., Found, B., Martire, K., Ballantyne, K., Hamer, D., Searston, R.A., Thompson, M.B., Cunliffe, E., Kemp, R.I., San Roque, M., Tangen, J., Dioso-Vila, R., Ligertwood, A., Hibbert, D., White, D., Ribeiro, G., Porter, G., Towler, A., & Roberts, A. (2016) Model forensic science. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 48(5) 496-537 [PDF].

2014

Towler, A., White, D., Kemp, R.I. (2014) Evaluating training methods for facial image comparison: The face shape strategy does not work. Perception, 43(2-3) 214-218 [PDF].

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