About Christian A. Meissner, Ph.D.
Christian Meissner is Professor of Psychology at Iowa State University. He holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive & Behavioral Science from Florida State University (2001) and conducts empirical studies in applied cognition, including the role of memory, attention, perception, and decision processes in real world tasks such as eyewitness identification, forensic interviewing, deception detection, legal decision making, and comparative forensic sciences. He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and his research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Departments of Defense, Justice, and Homeland Security. From 2010-2012, he served as Program Director of Law & Social Sciences at the National Science Foundation. Dr. Meissner is currently President of the Society for Applied Research in Memory & Cognition, and is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the Psychonomic Society.
|August 1996 ‐ August 2001||Ph.D., Doctoral Student, Florida State University ‐ Psychology|
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Applied Memory (Eyewitnesses, False Recall) (5)
Evidence of differential performance on simultaneous and sequential lineups for ...
Personality & Individual Differences (2011)
Given the impaired facial recognition of autistic individuals, we examined whether certain autism-spectrum traits affected eyewitness identification performance in a ...
Cross-Racial Person Identification (7)
Interviewing, Interrogation, & Credibility Assessment (24)
Accusatorial and information-gathering interrogation methods and their effects on true ...
Journal of Experimental Criminology (2014)
Objectives: We completed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the available empirical literature assessing the influence of accusatorial and information-gathering ...
An empirical evaluation of intelligence-gathering interrogation techniques from the United ...
Applied Cognitive Psychology (2014)
Despite growing interest in intelligence interviewing, there is little empirical research directly addressing interrogations conducted with the goal of collecting ...
Obtaining guilty knowledge in human intelligence interrogations: Comparing accusatorial and ...
Journal of Applied Research in Memory & Cognition (2013)
Substantial research has assessed interrogations seeking to obtain a criminal confession, and consequently much has been learned regarding the potential ...