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Journal Articles


Rowsell, K., Kloess, J., Fairclough, S., & Colloff, M. F. (2023). "Every young person is differnt": A qualitative analysis of professionals' perspectives on the introduction of Section 28 pre-trial cross-examination. Thames Valley Police Journal.

Rockowitz, S., Rockey, J., Stevens, L. M., Colloff, M. F., Kanja, W., & Flowe, H. D. (2023). Evaluating Case Attrition along the Medico-Legal Case Referral Pathway for Sexual and Domestic Violence Survivors in Kenya: A Secondary Data Analysis. Victims and Offenders.


Colloff, M. F., Flowe, H. D., Smith, H. J., Seale-Carlisle, T. M., Meissner, C. A., Rockey, J. C., Pande, B., Kujur, P., Parveen, N., Chandel, P., Singh, M. M., Pradhan, & S., Parganiha, A. (2022). Active exploration of faces in police lineups increases discrimination accuracy. American Psychologist, 77(2), 196-220.

Dorison, C. A., et al. (2022). In COVID-19 health messaging, loss framing increases anxiety with little-to-no concomitant benefits: Experimental evidence from 84 countries. Affective Science, 3, 577–602. [Preprint].

Nguyen, T. et al. (2022). A Global Experiment on Motivating Social Distancing during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 119(22), e2111091119. [Preprint].

Shen, K. J., Colloff, M. F., Vul, E., Wilson, B. M., & Wixted, J. T. (2022). Modeling Face Similarity in Police Lineups. Psychological Review. Advance online publication. [Preprint].


Colloff, M. F., Wilson, B. M., & Flowe, H. D. (2021). Legal System v. Eyewitness: The jury is still out for who is better able to reduce eyewitness error (variance). Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 10, 200–204.

Winsor, A., Flowe, H. D., Seale-Carlisle, T. M., Killeen, I. M., Hett, D., Jores, T., *Ingham, M., Lee, B., Stevens, L., & Colloff, M. F. (2021). Children’s expressions of certainty are informative. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 150(11), 2387-2407. [Preprint].

Rowsell, K., & Colloff, M. F. (2021). Displaying the “Appropriate” Level of Sadness: A Systematic Review of the Relationship Between Emotional Demeanour of Child Witnesses and Juror Credibility Judgements. Psychology, Crime, & Law. [Preprint].

Wang, K., et al. (2021). A multi-country test of brief reappraisal interventions on emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nature Human Behavior, 5, 1089–1110.

Colloff, M. F., Wilson, B. M., Seale-Carlisle, T. M., & Wixted, J. T. (2021). Optimizing the Selection of Fillers in Police Lineups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 118, 8, e2017292118. [Preprint].

Colloff, M. F., Seale-Carlisle, T. M., Karagolu, N., Rockey, J. C., Smith, H. J., Smith, L., Maltby, J., Yaremenko, S., & Flowe, H. D. (2021). Perpetrator pose reinstatement during a lineup test increases discrimination accuracy. Scientific Reports, 11: 13830. [Preprint].

Smith, H. M. J.,  Andrews, S., Baguley, T. S., Colloff, M. F., Davis, J. P., & White, D., Rockey, J. C., & Flowe, H. D. (2021). Performance of normal and superior face recognisers on a novel interactive face matching procedure. British Journal of Psychology. [Preprint].

Rockowitz, R., Stevens, L. M., Rockey, J. C., Smith, L., Richie, J., Colloff, M. F., Kanja, W., Cotton, J., & Flowe, H. (2021). Patterns of Violence Against Adults and Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya. BMJ Global Health.

Stevens, L. M., Rockey, J. C., Rockowitz, S., Kanja, W., Colloff, M. F., & Flowe, H. D. (2021). Children's Vulnerability to Sexual Violence During COVID-19 in Kenya: Recommendations for the Future. Frontiers in Global Women’s Health.

Jones, B., et al. (2021). To which world regions does the valence-dominance model of social perception apply? Nature Human Behaviour [Registered Report], 5, 159–169.

Ingham, M. P., Colloff, M. F., Smith, H. M. J., & Flowe, H. (2021). Innovating eyewitness identification procedures: Bridging the gap between the basic and applied literatures. Cognitive Psychology Bulletin, 6, 42-49.


Jones, B., et al. (2020). Social perception of faces around the world: How well does the valence-dominance model generalize across world regions? Nature Human Behavior. [Registered Report], 5, 159–169.

Butt, M. M., Magner, E., Colloff, M. F., & Flowe, H. D. (2020). Eyewitness memory in the news can affect the strategic regulation of memory reporting. Memory, 1–12.

Colloff, M. F., & Wixted, J. T. (2020). Why are lineups better than showups? A test of the filler siphoning and enhanced discriminability accounts. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 26, 124–143. [Supplemental material].


Seale-Carlisle, T., Colloff, M. F., Flowe, H. D., Wells, W., Wixted, J. T., & Mickes, L. (2019). Confidence and response time as indicators of eyewitness identification accuracy in the lab and in the real world. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 8, 420-428.

Jores, T., Colloff, M. F., Kloft, L., Smailes, H., & Flowe, H.D. (2019). A meta-analysis of the effects of acute alcohol intoxication on witness recall. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 33, 334–343.


Colloff, M. F., Wade, K. A., Strange, D., & Wixted, J. T. (2018). Filler siphoning theory does not predict the effect of lineup fairness on the ability to discriminate innocent from guilty suspects: Reply to Smith, Wells, Smalarz, & Lampinen (2018). Psychological Science, 29, 1552-1557. [Supplemental material].


Colloff, M. F., Wade, K. A., Wixted, J. T., & Maylor, E. A. (2017). A signal-detection analysis of eyewitness identification across the adult lifespan. Psychology and Aging, 32, 243–258. [Supplemental material].

Flowe, H. D., Colloff, M. F., Karoğlu, N., Zelek, K., Ryder, H., Humphries, J. E., & Takarangi, M. K. T. (2017). The effects of alcohol intoxication on accuracy and the confidence-accuracy relationship in photographic simultaneous lineups. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 31, 379–391.


Colloff, M. F., Wade, K. A., & Strange, D. (2016). Unfair lineups make witnesses more likely to confuse innocent and guilty suspects. Psychological Science, 27, 1227–1239. [Supplemental material].

Colloff, M. F., & Flowe, H. D. (2016). The effects of acute alcohol intoxication on the cognitive mechanisms underlying false facial recognition. Psychopharmacology, 233, 2139–2149.

Colloff, M. F. (2016). The real mark of madness? PsyPAG Quarterly, 100, 6–8.


Flowe, H. D., Klatt, T., & Colloff, M. F. (2014). Selecting fillers on emotional appearance improves lineup identification accuracy. Law and Human Behavior, 38, 509–519.

Alogna, V. K., Attaya, M. K., Aucoin, P., Bahnik, S., Birch, S., Birt, A. R., et al. (2014). Registered Replication Report: Schooler & Engstler-Schooler (1990). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9, 556–578. doi:10.1177/1745691614545653


Book Chapters

Flowe, H. D., & Colloff, M. F., Kloft, L., Jores, T., & Stevens, L. M. (2019). The impact of alcohol and other drugs on eyewitness memory. In R. Bull & I. Blandon-Gitlin, (Eds.), Handbook of Legal and Investigative Psychology (pp. 149–162). London, UK: Routledge.


Wade, K. A., Nightingale, S. J., & Colloff, M. F. (2016). Photos and Memory. In R. Nash & J. Ost, (Eds.), False Memories (pp. 39–54). Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

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