Accuracy Variations in Human Facial Identification Based on Time of Exposure. Metadata
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- Main Title Accuracy Variations in Human Facial Identification Based on Time of Exposure.
Author: Cowle, Kenneth M.Creator Type: Personal
Chair: Fritsch, Eric J.Contributor Type: PersonalContributor Info: Major Professor
Committee Member: Taylor, Robert W.Contributor Type: Personal
Committee Member: Tobolowsky, Peggy M., 1952-Contributor Type: Personal
Name: University of North TexasPlace of Publication: Denton, Texas
- Creation: 2006-12
- Digitized: 2008-04-22
- Content Description: This study examined the relationship between time of exposure to the human face and accurate subsequent photo line-up identification. A volunteer group of 124 undergraduate students was divided into three approximately equal sized subgroups. The three groups were then exposed to a video or a portion of a video depicting a theft. Exposure times ranged from two minutes to 30 seconds. The subjects were then given a questionnaire and shown a photo line-up of the mock perpetrator and five foils. Subjects were asked to identify the perpetrator and mark that identification on the questionnaire. Results of the experiment indicated that the longer a subject was exposed the greater the possibility of an accurate identification.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Face perception.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Criminals -- Identification.
- Keyword: eyewitness identification
- Keyword: time
- Keyword: confidence
Name: UNT Theses and DissertationsCode: UNTETD
Name: UNT LibrariesCode: UNT
- Rights Access: unt
- Rights License: copyright
- Rights Holder: Cowle, Kenneth M.
- Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
- Thesis or Dissertation
- OCLC: 137260722
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc5415
- Degree Name: Master of Science
- Degree Level: Master's
- Degree Discipline: Criminal Justice
- Academic Department: Department of Criminal Justice
- Degree Grantor: University of North Texas