Eyewitness memory for multiple perpetrators; upper limits of memory for unfamiliar faces; associative memory; computational models of human memory (for faces, and people); eyewitness statements
Current research projects
Using natural language processing to analyse witness statements and descriptions; developing a predictive model of eyewitness choosing behaviours; better understanding eyewitness memory for multiple perpetrators
Professor Colin Tredoux; Associate Professor Annelies Vredeveledt; Professor Sigi Sporer; Dr Ryan Fitzgerald; Professor Becky Milne
Face recognition; eyewitness memory (undergraduate and postgraduate); statistics (undergraduate and postgraduate); research methodology; programming (R; EBA); artificial neural networks
Nortje, A. Tredoux, C.G., & Vredeveldt, A. (2017). How many faces can we remember? Why this matters when assessing eyewitnesses. In M. Bindemann & A. Megreya (Eds.), Face Processing: Systems, Disorders and Cultural Disorders. New York: NOVA Science Publishers.
Nortje, A. & Tredoux, C. G. (2019). How good are we at detecting deception? A review of current techniques and theories .South Africa Journal of Psychology.