Honours Students


Nicholas Jennings Multitasking in the interrogation room: Do interrogators learn less information when listening and trying to detect deception?

Abeer Abu-AwadExamining the impact of task hierarchy on comprehension of information in the interrogation room

Ryan AchuAssessing the effectiveness of the contrarian view technique in distinguishing between guilty and innocent suspects

2017-2018 [ View Photo Gallery]

Maria Learning An evaluation of the effect of output interference on memory recall in police interviews

Chelsea Drodge Youth interrogation rights: Adult attitudes and understanding

Jillian Peddle A study of interviewer ability: Testing assumptions about assessment of youth understanding

Kayla Hollett To veil or not to veil? A follow-up study on the effect of face covering and Muslim veils on the perception of witness credibility

Karen Jones Attitudes toward police interviewing techniques

Justin Drover Nudging eyewitnesses: Enhancing memory through social influence

2016-2017 [ View Photo Gallery]

Weyam Fahmy To veil or not to veil? The effect of face covering and Muslim veils on the perceived credibility of a witness.


Samir Farhloul What shocks and appalls the community: An attitudinal survey of interrogation tactics.

Dayna Vey The effect of note taking on information provision and perceptions of police officers during investigative interviews.

Megan Smith - Administering the Right-to-Silence and Right-to-Legal Counsel Cautions: A descriptive study of Canadian police officers.

Meagan McCardle - Safeguarding youth interrogation rights: Testing assumptions about youth understanding, and interrogator abilities.


Spencer LangmeadDon't judge an interrogation book by its cover: Judge it by the quality of its content. 

Laura FallonThe Effect of Note Taking on Information Provision and Perceptions of Police Officers During Investigative Interviews.

2013-2014 [ View Photo Gallery]

Avineet Cheema - The effect of note referencing on perceptions of credibility of lawyers during closing arguments.

Zak Keeping - The effect of note taking on information processing during police interviews.

2012-2013 [ View Photo Gallery]

Sarah Evans - Police caution comprehension: Identifying the listenability factors that contribute to  increased comprehension of legal rights using a mock crime paradigm.

Justin Gould - An examination of the police K.G.B. warning: Is it a rapport killer?

2011-2012 [ View Photo Gallery]

Carissa Collins - Examining the effectiveness of a modified Liverpool interview protocol

Ryan CollinsInvestigating the comprehension of the right-to-legal-counsel caution during a mock police interview

Courtney YoudenThe effect of minimization techniques on the perception of leniency

2010-2011 [ View Photo Gallery]

Kirk Luther - Violent crime linkage analysis system: A test of inter-rater reliability

Kellie Lynch - Measuring comprehension of the right-to-legal counsel caution in a mock investigative interview

Randon Slaney - Comprehension of police KGB warning: The potential effect on rapport building


Amy Dowden - Adolescents' comprehension of youth police waivers in Canada

Gillian Lockyear - What was that? The effect of speed of delivery on police caution comprehension

Gregory Janes - Students' attitudes towards decision-making strategies

2008-2009 [ View Photo Gallery]

Heather Quinlan - Interviewing criminal suspects: A field study of practices in one Canadian police organization

Shannon Aylward - What "shocks and appalls" the community? Public attitudes toward police interrogation techniques

Sarah Chaulk - A complexity analysis of Canadian police cautions: The right to silence and right to legal counsel

2007-2008 [ View Photo Gallery]

Lesley King - Are Canadian police officers using the Reid Model of Interrogation? A content analysis of police interrogation videos

Jay Mercer - Police decision-making: Fast and frugal or complex and calculating?

Kathy Keating - Asking the right questions? An examination of Canadian police interviewing of witnesses

Kristen Williams - The impact of empathy, belief in a just world, and attitudes toward the justice system on bail decision-making

2006-2007 [ View Photo Gallery]

Tonya Dowding - Modeling judgements of the veracity of suicide notes: Take the best heuristic versus logistic regression

Katie McDonald - Judging the veracity of suicide notes: An examination of the matching heuristic versus logistic regression

Julia Porter
- Logistic regression versus the matching heuristic: Judging the veracity of sexual assault statements. 


Amanda Haines - Criminal profiling use and belief: A survey of Canadian police officers

Laura Vardy - The effects of physical characteristics on judgments of criminal guilt

Anastasia Walornyj The use of the recognition heuristic in time constrained environments

Leah Fudge - The use of heuristics by armed street robbers

Holly Haynes - The impact of perceived expertise on criminal profiling belief

Krista Randell - Criminal profiling: Examining the illusion of validity


Stephanie Mahoney - The effect of additional information on accuracy and confidence when making geographic profiling predictions

Holly Ryan - Recognizing NHL greatness with an ignorant heuristic

Adam Saunders The adaptive function of confirmation bias in decision-making


Brown, Katherine (UNBSJ) - Police officers' use of confirmatory and non-confirmatory cues in interpretations of the accuracy of offender profiles