Specialisation: Eyewitness memory and identification
Professor Neil Brewer is Matthew Flinders Professor of Psychology at Flinders University. His research interests include eyewitness memory, eyewitness identification and face recognition, and juror processing.
He is Editor-in-Chief of the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied for 2013-2017.
- Brewer, N., Weber, N., Wootton, D., & Lindsay, D. S. (2012). Identifying the bad guy in a lineup using deadlined confidence judgments. Psychological Science, 23,1208-1214.
- Brewer, N., and Wells, G.L. (2006) The confidence-accuracy relationship in eyewitness identification: Effects of lineup instructions, foil similarity and target-absent base rates, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 12:11-30.
- Brewer, N., and Williams, K.D. (Eds.) (2005) Psychology and law: An empirical perspective. New York: Guilford.
- Sauer, J. D., Brewer, N., & Weber, N. (2008). Multiple confidence estimates as indices of eyewitness memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137, 528-547.
- Semmler, C., Brewer, N., and Wells, G.L. (2004) Effects of postidentification feedback on eyewitness identification and nonidentification confidence, Journal of Applied Psychology 89: 334-346.