Publications

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Peer-reviewed journal articles
Books
Book chapters
Edited journal issues
PhD thesis
Other publications
Invited presentations
Conference presentations

 
 
Peer-reviewed journal articles

Vredeveldt, A., Knol, J. W., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2017). Observing offenders: Incident reports by surveillance detectives, uniformed police, and civilians. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 22, 150–163. doi: 10.1111/lcrp.12087 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., & Van Koppen, P.J. (2016). The thin blue line-up: A comparison of eyewitness performance by police and civilians. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 5, 252–256. doi: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2016.06.013 PDF | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., Groen, R. N., Ampt, J. E., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2016). When discussion between eyewitnesses helps memory. Legal and Criminological Psychology. doi: 10.1111/lcrp.12097 PDF | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., Hildebrandt, A., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2016). Acknowledge, repeat, rephrase, elaborate: Witnesses can help each other remember more. Memory, 24, 669–682. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2015.1042884 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., & Hollins, T. J. (2015). Metacognition moderates the effects of distraction on cognition. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00106 PDF | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Kempen, K., Nortje, A. (2015). Eye remember what happened: Eye-closure improves recall of events but not face recognition. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 29, 169–180. doi: 10.1002/acp.3092 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., & Sauer, J. D. (2015). Effects of eye-closure on confidence-accuracy relations in eyewitness testimony. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 4, 51–58. doi: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2014.12.006 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Nortje, A., Kempen, K., Puljevic, C., & Labuschagne, G. N. (2015). A field evaluation of the Eye-Closure Interview with witnesses of serious crimes. Law and Human Behavior, 39, 189–197. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000113 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., & Perfect, T. J. (2014). Reduction of environmental distraction to facilitate cognitive performance. Frontiers in Psychology, 5. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00860 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Mastroberardino, S., & Vredeveldt, A. (2014). Eye-closure increases children’s memory accuracy for visual material. Frontiers in Psychology, 5. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00241 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., Baddeley, A. D., & Hitch, G. J. (2014). The effectiveness of eye-closure in repeated interviews. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 19, 282–295. doi: 10.1111/lcrp.12013 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., & Wagenaar, W. A. (2013). Within-pair consistency in child witnesses: The diagnostic value of telling the same story. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 27, 406–411. doi: 10.1002/acp.2921 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., & Penrod, S. D. (2013). Eye-closure improves memory for a witnessed event under naturalistic conditions. Psychology, Crime, & Law, 19, 893–905. doi: 10.1080/1068316X.2012.700313 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., Baddeley, A. D., & Hitch, G. J. (2012). The effects of eye-closure and “ear-closure” on recall of visual and auditory aspects of a criminal event. Europe’s Journal of Psychology, 8. doi: 10.5964/ejop.v8i2.472 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

Vredeveldt, A., Hitch, G. J., & Baddeley, A. D. (2011). Eye-closure helps memory by reducing cognitive load and enhancing visualisation. Memory & Cognition, 39, 1253–1263. doi: 10.3758/s13421-011-0098-8 PDF | Citations | Altmetrics

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Books

De Bruïne, G., De Boer, A., Dehaene, T., Vredeveldt, A., & Van Koppen, P.J. (in press). Een Rwandees kaartenhuis: Een wirwar van wankelende verklaringen. [A Rwandan house of cards: A labyrinth of wavering statements]. Den Haag: Boom.

Vredeveldt, A., Hildebrandt. A., Van der Kemp. J. J., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2017). De thuishulp in het Laakkwartier: Sporen van moord, diefstal of schoonmaak. [The housekeeper in Laakkwartier: Traces of murder, theft or cleaning]. Den Haag: Boom.

De Boer, M. M., Wiznitzer, S. N. P., Evertzen, M. J. C., Vredeveldt, A., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2017). De gescheurde nagel: Een alternatieve verklaring voor DNA-bewijs. [The torn fingernail: An alternative explanation for DNA evidence]. Den Haag: Boom.

Vredeveldt, A., Kesteloo, L. & Van Koppen, P. J. (2016). Samen of apart: De invloed van overleg tussen agenten tijdens het opstellen van het proces-verbaal. [Together or apart: The influence of discussion between police officers while writing incident reports]. Apeldoorn: Programma Politie & Wetenschap. PDF

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Book chapters

Vredeveldt, A., & Van Der Zee, S. (in press). De betekenis van consistentie in verklaringen. [The meaning of consistency in statements]. Book chapter forthcoming in P. J. van Koppen, J. de Keijser, R. Horselenberg, & M. Jelicic (Eds.), Routes van het recht: Over de rechtspsychologie. Den Haag: Boom.

Horselenberg, R., Boon, R., Odinot, G. & Vredeveldt, A. (in press). Het interviewen van getuigen. [Interviewing witnesses]. Book chapter forthcoming in P. J. van Koppen, J. de Keijser, R. Horselenberg, & M. Jelicic (Eds.), Routes van het recht: Over de rechtspsychologie. Den Haag: Boom.

Vredeveldt, A., & Tredoux, C. G. (2017). The Eye-Closure Interview: The practical utility of instructing eyewitnesses to close their eyes. In P. A. Granhag, R. Bull, A. Shaboltas, & E. Dozortseva (Eds.), Psychology and Law in Europe: When West meets East (pp. 231-246). Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press.

Vredeveldt, A., Van Koppen, P. J., & Granhag, P. A. (2014). The inconsistent suspect: A systematic review of consistency in truth tellers and liars. In R. H. Bull (Ed.), Investigative interviewing (pp. 183–207). London: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9642-7_10
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Vredeveldt, A. (2012). Can we “repress” memories of sexual abuse? In J. Shaw (Ed.), The psychology and law factbook. Maastricht, The Netherlands: European Association of Psychology and Law publishing house. PDF

Vredeveldt, A. (2012). Eyewitness memory. In J. Shaw (Ed.), The psychology and law factbook. Maastricht, The Netherlands: European Association of Psychology and Law publishing house. PDF

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Edited journal issues

Vredeveldt, A. & Perfect, T. J. (Eds.) (2014). Reduction of environmental distraction to facilitate cognitive performance. Frontiers in Psychology Research Topic. >34,000 views

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PhD Thesis

Vredeveldt, A. (2011). The benefits of eye-closure on eyewitness memory. University of York, York, United Kingdom. PDF

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Other publications

Horselenberg, R., Vredeveldt, A., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2016). Nederlandse politieverhoren in de praktijk. [Dutch police interviews in practice]. Nederlands Juristenblad, 43, 3185.

Vredeveldt, A. (2015). ‘Had hij echt geen snor?’ Do’s en don’ts bij het verhoren van ooggetuigen. [‘Really, no mustache?’ Do’s and don’ts when interviewing eyewitnesses]. Kennislink popular science website.

Vredeveldt, A. (2014). Open-access publishing around the world: The ultimate guide. European Association of Psychology and Law – Student. PDF
See also summary of #ECRchat on open-access publishing

Vredeveldt, A. (2011). Studying in the United Kingdom. EAPL-S: Studying Forensic Psychology Internationally.

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Invited Presentations

Vredeveldt, A. (2016, April). Myths about eyewitness memory. Invited presentation at University College Utrecht, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

Vredeveldt, A. (2015, November). Putting heads together: The benefits of collaboration between eyewitnesses. Invited presentation at the annual symposium of the Society in Science, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland.

Vredeveldt, A. (2015, June). Helping witnesses remember. Invited presentation at the Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami, United States.

Vredeveldt, A. (2015, April). Remembering together. Invited presentation at the Department of Psychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Vredeveldt, A. (2015, January). How to improve eyewitness memory. Invited presentation at the Department of Psychology, University of York, United Kingdom.

Vredeveldt, A. (2014, May). Factors in witness memory. Invited presentation at the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, The Hague, The Netherlands.

Vredeveldt, A. (2014, March). Improving eyewitness memory. Invited presentation at the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Vredeveldt, A. (2013, November). Two heads are better than one: The effects of discussion on eyewitness memory. Invited presentation at the annual symposium of the Society in Science, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland.

Vredeveldt, A. (2013, October). A field study on the feasibility and effectiveness of the Eye-Closure Interview in the South African Police Services. Invited presentation at the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group research symposium, Washington, United States.

Vredeveldt, A. (2013, September). How to improve eyewitness memory. Invited TEDx talk at University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Vredeveldt, A. (2013, September). Close your eyes and remember: Effects of eye-closure on event recall and face recognition. Invited presentation at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Vredeveldt, A. (2013, September). How to improve eyewitness memory. Invited presentation at the School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Vredeveldt, A. (2013, September). The Eye-Closure Interview. Invited training workshop at the Facial Identification Unit, South African Police Services.

Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Kempen, K., Nortje, A., & Puljević, C. (2013, August). Evidence-based techniques for police investigators to improve eyewitness memory, facial composite construction, and facial recognition. Invited symposium organized at the annual meeting of the International Association of Craniofacial Identification, Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Vredeveldt, A. (2012, November). The benefits of eye-closure on eyewitness memory. Invited presentation at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, United States.

Vredeveldt, A. (2012, September). Schließen Sie die Augen und erinnern Sie sich: The benefits of eye-closure on eyewitness memory. Invited lecture at the University of Gießen, Germany.

Vredeveldt, A. (2012, August). Why do you close your eyes to remember? The eye-closure instruction in eyewitness interviews. Invited PhD Award Lecture at the British Psychological Society Social Psychology Section Annual Conference, St. Andrews, United Kingdom.

Vredeveldt, A. (2012, July). The Cognitive Resources framework: How eye-closure improves eyewitness memory. Invited symposium presentation at the International Congress of Psychology (ICP), Cape Town, South Africa.

Vredeveldt, A. (2012, May). The benefits of eye-closure on eyewitness testimony. Invited presentation at Department of Psychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Vredeveldt, A., & Penrod, S. D. (2012, March). Eye-closure improves free recall of a live event: Context versus distraction. Invited poster for the Winner’s circle at the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Vredeveldt, A. (2011, May; 2012, September). The foundations of investigative interviewing: encoding, storage and recall of experienced events. Invited lecture at European Police College (CEPOL) course on investigative interviewing (attended by senior police officers), Stockholm, Sweden.

Vredeveldt, A. (2011, January). Close your eyes and remember. Invited presentation at the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom.

Vredeveldt, A. (2010, November). Close your eyes and remember: Applied and theoretical issues. Invited presentation at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, United States.

Vredeveldt, A., Baddeley, A. D., & Hitch, G. J. (2010, June). Close your eyes and remember: The role of emotion in the eye-closure effect on eyewitness memory. Invited symposium presentation at the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) conference, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Vredeveldt, A. (2010, February). Close your eyes and remember: Benefits of eye-closure on eyewitness memory. Invited presentation at the Department of Sociology, University of York, United Kingdom.

Vredeveldt, A. (2009, September). Engaging student participation. Invited speaker at three-day residential course for postgraduates who teach, Harrogate, United Kingdom.

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Conference presentations
Vredeveldt, A., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2017, May). Instructing eyewitnesses to collaborate effectively. Paper presented at the European Association of Psychology and Law conference, Mechelen, Belgium.

Vredeveldt, A., Kesteloo, L., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2017, January). Together or apart: Effects of collaboration between police officers on incident reports. Paper presented at the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition conference, Sydney, Australia.

Tredoux, C.G., Sporer, S.L., Vredeveldt, A., Kempen, K., & Nortje, A. (2016, July). Does making a face composite contaminate a witness’ memory? A meta-analysis of the extant literature. Paper presented at the European Association of Psychology and Law conference, Toulouse, France.

Turner, J., Pike, G.E., Brace, N.A., & Vredeveldt, A. (2016, July). Does making a facial composite contaminate witness memory? Ecological validity and framing an innocent suspect. Paper presented at the European Association of Psychology and Law conference, Toulouse, France.

Vredeveldt, A., & Van Koppen, P.J. (2016, March). Come witness this today in this theatre: The benefits of co-witness discussion. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, Atlanta, USA.

Vredeveldt, A., Groen, R. N., Ampt, J. E., Ramdihal, M. S. S., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2015, August). Putting heads together: Collaboration improves memory accuracy. Paper presented at the European Association for Psychology and Law conference, Nuremberg, Germany.

Vredeveldt, A. (2015, June). Collaborative remembering in applied settings: New findings, implications, challenges and solutions. Symposium organized at the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition conference, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Vredeveldt, A., Hildebrandt, A., De Haseth, S., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2015, June). Acknowledge, repeat, rephrase, elaborate: Witnesses can help each other remember more. Paper presented at the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition conference, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Kempen, K., Nortje, A., Puljevic, C., & Labuschagne, G. N. (2014, June). Enhancing the quality of information reported by witnesses of serious crimes. Paper presented at the European Association for Psychology and Law conference, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Kempen, K., Nortje, A., Puljevic, C., & Labuschagne, G. N. (2014, March). A field study on the feasibility and effectiveness of the Eye-Closure Interview. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, New Orleans, United States.

Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Nortje, A., & Kempen, K. (2013, August). Closing the eyes during witness interviews: Effects on subsequent facial recognition performance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Craniofacial Identification, Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Kempen, K., Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Nortje, A., & Puljevic, C. (2013, August). Analysis of current composite construction techniques in the SAPS: Does an initial eye-closure interview facilitate composite construction? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Craniofacial Identification, Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Kempen, K., Tredoux, C. G., & Vredeveldt, A. (2013, August). The effects of assisted and single-operator composite construction on recognition and composite quality: Are two heads better than one? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Craniofacial Identification, Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Sporer, S.L., Kempen, K., & Nortje, A. (2013, August). Do facial composites contaminate memory? A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Craniofacial Identification, Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Nortje, A., Tredoux, C. G., Kempen, K., & Vredeveldt, A., (2013, August). Investigating the Station Strangler case: Applying laboratory techniques to a real-life case. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Craniofacial Identification, Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Nortje, A., & Kempen, K. (2013, June). Eye remember what happened: Closing your eyes improves recall of events but not face recognition. Paper presented at the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C. G., Nortje, A., & Kempen, K. (2013, March). The effect of eye-closure on subsequent face recognition and line-up performance. Poster presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, Portland, United States.

Nortje, A., Tredoux, C. G., Kempen, K., & Vredeveldt, A., (2013, March). Applying laboratory techniques to a real-life case: What insight can we provide about the Station Strangler case? Poster presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, Portland, United States.

Vredeveldt, A., & Sauer, J. S. (2012, April). Closing the eyes increases accuracy but decreases confidence in eyewitness recall. Paper presented at the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) conference, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Vredeveldt, A., Penrod, S. D., Jin, H. R., Cortez, V. A., Bennett-Roach, A., Kearns, E., & Howe, J. (2011, August). Closing the eyes helps witnesses to remember a live altercation. Paper presented at the International Conference on Memory (ICOM), York, UK.

Vredeveldt, A., Penrod, S. D., Jin, H. R., Cortez, V. A., Bennett-Roach, A., Kearns, E., & Howe, J. (2011, June). Gender and race effects involved in the effect of eye-closure on eyewitness memory. Poster presented at the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC) conference, New York, USA.

Vredeveldt, A., Baddeley, A. D., & Hitch, G. J. (2011, March). Closing the eyes benefits memory by a combination of concentration and visualisation. Paper presented at the 4th International Congress on Psychology and Law, Miami, USA.

Vredeveldt, A., Hitch, G. J., & Baddeley, A. D. (2010, December). Why does closing the eyes help witnesses remember more? Paper presented at the Greater Yorkshire Memory Meeting (GYM), Leeds, UK.

Vredeveldt, A., Hitch, G. J., & Baddeley, A. D. (2010, March). Long-term benefits of eye-closure on eyewitness memory in free report and direct questioning. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Vredeveldt, A., Hitch, G. J., & Baddeley, A. D. (2009, December). Close your eyes and remember: Long-term benefits of eye-closure on eyewitness memory. Paper presented at the Greater Yorkshire Memory Meeting (GYM), Hull, UK.

Vredeveldt, A., Baddeley, A. D., & Hitch, G. J. (2009, September). The benefits of eye-closure on eyewitness memory. Paper presented at the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) conference, Sorrento, Italy.

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