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Identity crisis in identification evidence: Similarity judgments as an alternative to identification decisions.

ZWARTZ, MICAIAH 2016, Identity crisis in identification evidence: Similarity judgments as an alternative to identification decisions., PhD. thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Identity crisis in identification evidence: Similarity judgments as an alternative to identification decisions.
Author ZWARTZ, MICAIAH
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD.
Thesis advisor Donald Thomson
Date submitted 2016-02
Keyword(s) Forensic psychology
Justice
Crime
eyewitness testimony
Law reform
Court procedures
Summary This research explored similarity ratings as an alternative to identifications with regards to eyewitness evidence. This involved replacing the concept of binary identity decisions with continuum-based similarity judgments. Preliminary evidence suggested that a relationship exists between similarity and identity, and that ratings offer a number of advantages over identifications.
Language eng
Field of Research 170104 - Forensic Psychology 100%
Socio Economic Objective 940403 - Criminal Justice 50% 940405 - Law Reform 50%
Description of original x, 176 pages : illustrations, tables, figures, some coloured, appendices.
Access conditions Creative Commons Attribution noncommercial share alike
Copyright notice ©The author
Free to Read? Yes
Use Rights Student would lika a Creative Commons licence to be applied to the thesis: Attribution-­‐NonCommercial-­‐ShareAlike licence
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30089085

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