In this talk, Prof Memon will review current research on eyewitness identification that has used new technology to gather evidence.
Live parades in the U.K. have now been replaced by video identification parades and as a result it has become easier for the police to obtain evidence from witnesses.
An increasing number of child witnesses have been tested with the new technology and in this talk we will examine how they fare by looking at developmental differences in face processing ability as well as some of the situational factors that can influence the quality of evidence.
Data will be presented from studies that simulate eyewitness situations and the practical implications of the findings will be discussed. The talk will end by looking at some recent data from the field.