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Welcome to my website, which provides information about my research, publications, grants, and other professional activities. If you would like to hire me as an expert witness or if you are interested in exploring potential research collaborations, please feel free to e-mail me.

Dr. Annelies Vredeveldt
VU Faculty of Law
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam

+31 (0) 20 598 3153

In the News
A pair of witnesses can be better than one (The Wall Street Journal, 07-07-2016)
Eyewitnesses who collaborate make fewer mistakes in interview (BPS, 24-06-2016)
Research shows witnesses improve each other’s statements (Volkskrant, in Dutch, 23-06-2016)
‘Really, no mustache?’ Do’s & don’ts for witness interviews (Kennislink, in Dutch, 08-09-2015)
Dutch detectives are real Sherlock Holmes (NOS op 3, in Dutch, 27-08-2015)
Study finds police are better observers than ordinary civilians (PsyPost, 26-08-2015)
TV interview on witness errors in Panama disappearance case (Editie NL, in Dutch, 04-08-2014)
TV interview about social influence on eyewitness memory (Over de Kop, in Dutch, 06-06-2014)
FBI interest in Dutch study (DDL, in Dutch, 26-11-2013) | English translation
Audio interview on interrogation methods  (BNR Radio; in Dutch; 21-10-2013)
Researcher presents findings to FBI (L1; in Dutch; 11-10-2013) Audio interview
Two heads know more than one (DDL, in Dutch; 20-07-2013)

Maastricht University brochure – Seeing better with your eyes shut (11-07-2013)
Awarded Branco Weiss Fellowship for research on witness memory (09-07-2013)
Help from Utrecht for FBI (De Telegraaf; in Dutch; 06-02-2013)
FBI experts get assistance (DDL; in Dutch; 5-12-2012)
Witness remembers more with eyes closed (NOS; in Dutch; 3-12-2012)
Research featured on BPS Research Digest (12-09-2012)
York graduates: The next generation (16-11-2011)
Research featured on Life Hacker (07-10-2011)
Research featured on Psychology Today (07-10-2011)