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Below is a list of publications/presentations produced by lab members.  Names in blue identify current and past lab members.

 

Publications:

Ross, S. J., Tredoux, C. G., & Malpass, R. S. (in press). Evaluating eyewitness testimony of adults. In I. B. Weiner & R. K. Otto (Eds.), Handbook of Forensic Psychology (4th ed.). Wiley.

Leins, D., Fisher, R. P., & Ross. S. J. (2012). Exploring liars' strategies for creating deceptive reports. Legal and Criminological Psychology. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8333.2011.02041.x

Fisher, R. P., Ross. S. J., & Cahill, B. S. (2010). Interviewing witnesses and victims. In P. A. Granhag (Ed.), Forensic psychology in context: Nordic and international approaches (pp. 56-74). Devon, UK: Willan.

Malpass, R. S., Ross, S. J., Meissner, C. A., & Marcon, J. L. (2009). The need for expert psychological testimony on eyewitness identification. In B. L. Cutler (Ed.), Expert testimony on the psychology of eyewitness identification (pp. 3-26). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. (click here to download a .pdf copy of this chapter)

Ross, S. J., & Malpass, R. S. (2008). Moving forward: Response to “Studying eyewitness identifications in the field”. Law and Human Behavior, 32, 16-21.(click here to download a .pdf copy of this article)

Holtgraves, T. M., Ross, S. J., Weywadt, C.R., & Han, T. L. (2007). Perceiving artificial social agents. Computers in Human Behavior, 23, 2163-2174.(click here to download a .pdf copy of this article)

Pickel, K. L., Ross, S. J., & Truelove, R. S. (2006). Overcoming weapon focus. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 20, 871-893.(click here to download a .pdf copy of this manuscript)

Malpass, R. S., Zimmerman, L. A, Meissner, C. A., Ross, S. J., Rigoni, M. E., Topp, L. D., Pruss, N., Tredoux, C. T., & Leyva, J. M. (2005). Eyewitness memory and identification. The San Antonio Defender, 7(1), 2-13.(click here to download a .pdf copy of this article)

 

Conference Presentations:

Mooney, K. L., Miller, J. M., Howe, M., Davis, L. A., & Ross, S. J. (2013, May). Can you be influenced?: Examining the relative influence of the "appearance change instruction", unbiased instructions, and sequential presentation on response criterion. Poster presented at the University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium, Seattle, WA.

Miller, J. M., Mooney, K. L., Davis, L. A., & Ross, S. J. (2013, May). The influence of the appearance change instruction on eyewitness identifications: Using morphed images to test the "mental transformation" hypothesis. Poster presented at the University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium, Seattle, WA.

Miller, J. M., Mooney, K. L., & Ross, S. J. (2013, March). Eyewitness decision-making: Examining the relative influence of the "appearance change instruction", unbiased instructions, and sequential presentation on response criterion. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, OR.

Ross, S. J., Kieckhaefer, J., Cahill, B. S., & Miller, J. M. (2012, March). Examining the effects of the Appearance Change Instruction on eyewitness decisions: Does the ACI influence ecphoric similarity?  Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, PR.

Ross, S. J., Kieckhaefer, J., & Cahill, B. S. (2011, March). The effects of the Appearance Change Instruction on decision criterion and familiarity-based responding: A dual process signal detection theory evaluation.  Poster presented at the 4th International Congress on Psychology and Law, Miami, FL.

Ross, S. J., & Fernandez, E. P. (2011, March). The influence of lineup construction techniques on structural similarity and lineup fairness. Poster presented at the 4th International Congress on Psychology and Law, Miami, FL.

Cahill, B. S., Kieckhaefer, J., & Ross, S. J. (2010, March). Understanding the processes behind the Appearance Change Instruction.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, BC.

Fernandez, E. P., Llorens, L., Bryant, K., & Ross, S. J. (2010, March). The effects of lineup construction technique on the structural similarity of the lineups. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, BC.

Leins, D., Fisher, R. P., Ross, S. J., & Cahill, B. S. (2010, March). Exploring liar's construction strategies. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, BC.

Culhane, S. E., De Baca, T. C., Hosch, H. M., & Ross, S. J. (2010, March). The effects of character evidence on jurors: A test of the Kin Selection Hypothesis. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, BC.

Ross, S. J., Malpass, R. S., & Topp, L. D. (2009, March). The importance of context and stimulus sampling in mockwitness tasks. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX. (.ppt/.doc of presentation)

Wright, S. A., Schwartz, S., & Ross, S. J. (2009, March). Influence of description quality and case attributes on the likelihood of suspect nomination or arrest. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Antonio, TX.

Ochoa, C., Hosch, H. M., Jolly, K. W., & Ross, S. J. (2008, August). Facial morphing and the availability heuristic in alibi evaluations by jurors. Poster presented at the 116th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Malpass, R. S., & Ross. S. J. (2008, June). Implications of existing field and archival studies for field study design. Presented at the meeting of the Eyewitness Identification Study Group, National Institute of Justice, Washington, D.C.

DeLeon, D., Muņoz, A., Malpass, R. S., Topp. L. D., & Ross, S. J. (2008, March). Use of morphed faces in criminal investigations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Jacksonville, FL.    

Ross, S. J., Culhane, S. E., & Morera, O. F. (2008, March). Confirmatory factor analyses of the Legal Attitudes Questionnaire:  Assessing validity within Anglo and Hispanic samples. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Jacksonville, FL.

Ross, S. J., & Malpass, R. S. (2008, March). Improved methodological standards for field evaluations of eyewitness identification procedures. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, Jacksonville, FL.

Ross, S. J., & Pickel, K. L. (2007, July). Evaluating the ‘suggestiveness’ of showups: Going beyond the “lack of protection” aspect. Paper presented at the 3rd International Congress of Psychology and Law, Adelaide, AUS.

Ross, S. J., Tafoya, M. R., & Hosch, H. M. (2007, July). The effects of distraction and priming on juror attitudes and judgments in a civil case. Paper presented at the 3rd International Congress of Psychology and Law, Adelaide, AUS.

Ross, S. J., & Malpass, R. S. (2007, March). An evaluation of the field studies on eyewitness identification procedures:  What do we know and what can we learn? Paper presented at the "Off the witness stand: Using psychology in the practice of justice" conference, New York, NY.

Ross, S. J., & Morera, O. F. (2007, March). Determining the factor structure of the Revised Legal Attitudes Questionnaire.  Poster presented at the "Off the witness stand: Using psychology in the practice of justice" conference, New York, NY.

Maclin, O. H., Malpass, R. S., & Ross, S. J. (2006, March). Towards an ecological approach to examine the diagnosticity of sequential and simultaneous lineup procedures. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, St. Petersburg, FL.                       

Pickel, K. L, Ross, S. J., & Truelove, R. S. (2006, March). Can eyewitnesses overcome the weapon focus effect?: A test of the automatic capture hypothesis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, St. Petersburg, FL.

Ross, S. J. & Malpass, R. S. (2006, March). Scale validation is not forever: An evaluation of legal authoritarianism measures within and across cultures. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, St. Petersburg, FL.

Ross, S. J. & Malpass, R. S. (2006, March). The authoritarianism-verdict association post-Narby et al.": A meta-analytic review. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, St. Petersburg, FL.

Tafoya, M. R., Leyva, J. M., Ross, S. J., & Hosch, H. M. (2006, March). Does the subliminal presentation of emotionally-valenced words during a multi-media closing argument influence juror's judgments? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, St. Petersburg, FL.

Ross, S. J. (2005, March). What is legal authoritarianism?: Reliability and convergent validity tests on all the legal authoritarianism measures. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, La Jolla, CA.