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dc.contributor.authorBrown, Charityen_UK
dc.contributor.authorPortch, Emmaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorSkelton, Faye Cen_UK
dc.contributor.authorFodarella, Cristinaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorKuivaniemi-Smith, Heidien_UK
dc.contributor.authorHerold, Kateen_UK
dc.contributor.authorHancock, Peter J Ben_UK
dc.contributor.authorFrowd, Charlie Den_UK
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-11T12:20:31Z-
dc.date.available2019-01-11T12:20:31Z-
dc.date.issued2019-04en_UK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/28487-
dc.description.abstractWitnesses may construct a composite face of a perpetrator using a computerised interface. Police practitioners guide witnesses through this unusual process, the goal being to produce an identifiable image. However, any changes a perpetrator makes to their external facial-features may interfere with this process. In Experiment 1, participants constructed a composite using a holistic interface one day after target encoding. Target faces were unaltered, or had altered external-features: (i) changed hair, (ii) external-features removed or (iii) naturally-concealed external-features (hair, ears, face-shape occluded by a hooded top). These manipulations produced composites with more error-prone internal-features: participants’ familiar with a target’s unaltered appearance less often provided a correct name. Experiment 2 applied external-feature alterations to composites of unaltered targets; although whole-face composites contained less error-prone internal-features, identification was impaired. Experiment 3 replicated negative effects of changing target hair on construction and tested a practical solution: selectively concealing hair and eyes improved identification.en_UK
dc.language.isoenen_UK
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_UK
dc.relationBrown C, Portch E, Skelton FC, Fodarella C, Kuivaniemi-Smith H, Herold K, Hancock PJB & Frowd CD (2019) The impact of external facial features on the construction of facial composites. Ergonomics, 62 (4), pp. 575-592. https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2018.1556816en_UK
dc.rightsThis item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in Ergonomics on 04 Feb 2019, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/00140139.2018.1556816en_UK
dc.subjectfacial compositeen_UK
dc.subjectaltered external-features, hairen_UK
dc.subjectholistic face processingen_UK
dc.subjectwitnessen_UK
dc.titleThe impact of external facial features on the construction of facial compositesen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2020-02-04en_UK
dc.rights.embargoreason[Brown et al ERGONOMICS-2018-0305 Accepted.pdf] Publisher requires embargo of 12 months after formal publication.en_UK
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/00140139.2018.1556816en_UK
dc.identifier.pmid30523739en_UK
dc.citation.jtitleErgonomicsen_UK
dc.citation.issn1366-5847en_UK
dc.citation.issn0014-0139en_UK
dc.citation.volume62en_UK
dc.citation.issue4en_UK
dc.citation.spage575en_UK
dc.citation.epage592en_UK
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublisheden_UK
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereeden_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.author.emailp.j.b.hancock@stir.ac.uken_UK
dc.citation.date04/02/2019en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Leedsen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationBournemouth Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationEdinburgh Napier Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Central Lancashireen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Central Lancashireen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Central Lancashireen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationPsychologyen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Central Lancashireen_UK
dc.identifier.isi000468820400013en_UK
dc.identifier.scopusid2-s2.0-85061028913en_UK
dc.identifier.wtid1079215en_UK
dc.contributor.orcid0000-0001-6025-7068en_UK
dc.date.accepted2018-12-01en_UK
dc.description.refREF Compliant by Deposit in Stirling's Repositoryen_UK
dc.date.filedepositdate2019-01-11en_UK
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