A team of researchers, including FIU legal psychologist Nadja Schreiber Compo, are the first to study blind interviewing through observation, a technique contrary to what is recommended by the National Institute of Justice.
Dr. Evans' research on the effectiveness of techniques from the Army Field Manual highlighted in FIU News
Ron Fisher recently received funding from the FBI to conduct research on investigative interviewing. Jacqueline Evans and Steve Charman also received funding from the FBI to conduct research on interpreters in an interrogative context.
Rivard, J., Pena, M. & Schreiber Compo (in press). ‘Blind’ interviewing: Is ignorance bliss? Memory.
Hirn Mueller, D., Schreiber Compo, N., Molina, J., Bryon, A. & Pimentel, P. (2015). Best practice and problematic investigative interviewing techniques: Do police interviewers know the difference? Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law, 21, 295–308.
Charman, S. D., Carbone, J., Kekesie, S., & Villalba, D. (in press). Evidence evaluation and evidence integration in legal decision-making: Order of evidence presentation as a moderator of context effects. Applied Cognitive Psychology. doi: 10.1002/acp.3181