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Busey T, & Coon, M. Not all Identification Conclusions are Equal: Quantifying the Strength of Fingerprint Decisions. In press, Forensic Science International. pdf (accepted version). Also see link to Presentation and a blog post on the Gaussian assumption

Busey, T., & Klutzke, M. (2022). Calibrating the Perceived Strength of Evidence of Forensic Testimony Statements. Science & Justice. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2022.10.003 link to pdfalso see: Presentation

Busey, T. A., Emerick, B., & Vanderkolk, J. (2022). Tracking the growth of visual evidence in fingerprint comparison tasks. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi:10.3758/s13414-022-02594-0 link to pdf

Busey T, Sudkamp L, Taylor MK, White A. Stressors in forensic organizations: Risks and solutions. Forensic Science International: Synergy. 2021:100198. link to pdf

Carlson L, Kennedy J, Zeller KA, Busey T. Describing communication during a forensic investigation using the pebbles on a Scale Metaphor. Forensic Science International: Synergy. 2021:100199. link to pdf

Busey T, Klutzke M, Nuzzi A, Vanderkolk J. Validating strength‐of‐support conclusion scales for fingerprint, footwear, and toolmark impressions. Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2022;67(3):936-54. unformatted pdf also see: Presentation

Hicklin, R. A., Winer, K. R., Kish, P. E., Parks, C. L., Chapman, W., Dunagan, K., . . . Busey, T. A. (2021). Accuracy and Reproducibility of Conclusions by Forensic Bloodstain Pattern Analysts. Forensic Science International, 110856. html

Busey, T. A., Heise, N., Hicklin, R. A., Ulery, B. T., & Buscaglia, J. (2021). Characterizing missed identifications and errors in latent fingerprint comparisons using eye-tracking data. Plos One, 16(5). pdf link

Mannering, W. M., Vogelsang, M. D., Busey, T. A., & Mannering, F. L. (2021). Are forensic scientists too risk averse? J Forensic Sci. doi:10.1111/1556-4029.14700 pdf

Carter KE, Vogelsang MD, Vanderkolk J, Busey T. The Utility of Expanded Conclusion Scales During Latent Print Examinations. J Forensic Sci. 2020 Mar 5. doi:10.1111/1556-4029.14298 pdf

Hicklin, R. A., Ulery, B. T., Busey, T. A., Roberts, M. A., & Buscaglia, J. (2019). Gaze behavior and cognitive states during fingerprint target group localization. Cognitive Research-Principles and Implications, 4. doi:ARTN 12 10.1186/s41235-019-0160-9 pdf

Cao, R., Busey, T. A., Nosofsky, R. M., Shiffrin, R. M., & Woodman, G. F. (2018). Tracking the Development of Automaticity in Memory Search with Human Electrophysiology. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society, 2018, 1-6. pdf

Vogelsang, M. D., Palmeri, T. J., & Busey, T. A. (2017). Holistic processing of fingerprints by expert forensic examiners. Cogn Res Princ Implic, 2(1), 15. doi:10.1186/s41235-017-0051-x pdf

Busey, T., Nikolov, D., Yu, C., Emerick, B., & Vanderkolk, J. (2017). Characterizing Human Expertise Using Computational Metrics of Feature Diagnosticity in a Pattern Matching Task. Cognitive Science, 41(7), 1716-1759. doi:10.1111/cogs.12452 pdf

Roads, B., Mozer, M. C., & Busey, T. A. (2016). Using Highlighting to Train Attentional Expertise. Plos One, 11(1). doi:ARTN e0146266 10.1371/journal.pone.0146266 pdf

Fogerty, D., Humes, L. E., & Busey, T. A. (2016). Age-Related Declines in Early Sensory Memory: Identification of Rapid Auditory and Visual Stimulus Sequences. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 8. doi:ARTN 90 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00090 pdf

Parada, F. J., Wyatte, D., Yu, C., Akavipat, R., Emerick, B., & Busey, T. (2015). ExpertEyes: Open-source, high-definition eyetracking. Behavior Research Methods, 47(1), 73-84. doi:10.3758/s13428-014-0465-z pdf

Busey, T., Swofford, H. J., Vanderkolk, J., & Emerick, B. (2015). The impact of fatigue on latent print examinations as revealed by behavioral and eye gaze testing. Forensic Science International, 251, 202-208. doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2015.03.028 pdf

Busey, T., Silapiruti, A., & Vanderkolk, J. (2014). The Relation Between Sensitivity, Similar Non-Matches, and Database Size in Fingerprint Database Searches. Law, Probability and Risk, 13(2), 151-168. pdf

Busey, T. A., Yu, C., Wyatte, D., & Vanderkolk, J. (2013). Temporal sequences quantify the contributions of individual fixations in complex perceptual matching tasks. Cogn Sci, 37(4), 731-756. doi:10.1111/cogs.12029 pdf

Motz, B. A., James, K. H., & Busey, T. A. (2012). The Lateralizer: a tool for students to explore the divided brain. Advances in Physiology Education, 36(3), 220-225. doi:10.1152/advan.00060.2012 pdf

Humes, L. E., Busey, T. A., Craig, J., & Kewley-Port, D. (2012). Are age-related changes in cognitive function driven by age-related changes in sensory processing? Atten Percept Psychophys. doi:10.3758/s13414-012-0406-9 pdf

Busey, T., Yu, C., Wyatte, D., Vanderkolk, J. R., Parada, F. J., & Akavipat, R. (2011). Consistency and variability among latent print examiners as revealed by eye tracking methodologies. Journal of Forensic Identification, 61(1), 60-91. pdf

Yu, C., Busey, T., & Vanderkolk, J. R. (2010). Discovering Correspondences between Fingerprints based on the Temporal Dynamics of Eye Movements from Experts. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Computational Forensics, Tokyo, Japan.

Spellman, B. A., & Busey, T. A. (2010). Emerging Trends in Psychology and Law Research. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17(2), 141-142. doi:Doi 10.3758/Pbr.17.2.141 pdf

Craig, J. C., Rhodes, R. P., Busey, T. A., Kewley-Port, D., & Humes, L. E. (2010). Aging and tactile temporal order. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72(1), 226-235. pdf

Busey, T. A., & Parada, F. J. (2010). The nature of expertise in fingerprint examiners. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17(2), 155-160. doi:Doi 10.3758/Pbr.17.2.155 pdf

Busey, T., & Dror, I. E. (2010). Special Abilities and Vulnerabilities in Forensic Expertise. In S. a. T. Scientific Working Group on Friction Ridge Analysis (Ed.), The Fingerprint Sourcebook (pp. 15.11-15.24). Washington DC: National Institute of Justice. pdf

Busey, T., Craig, J., Clark, C., & Humes, L. (2010). Age-related changes in visual temporal order judgment performance: Relation to sensory and cognitive capacities. Vision Research, 50(17), 1628-1640. doi:Doi 10.1016/J.Visres.2010.05.003 pdf

Burkhardt, A., Blaha, L. M., Jurs, B. S., Rhodes, G., Jeffery, L., Wyatte, D., . . . Busey, T. (2010). Adaptation modulates the electrophysiological substrates of perceived facial distortion: Support for opponent coding. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3743–3756. doi:S0028-3932(10)00370-2 [pii] 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.08.016 pdf

Humes, L. E., Busey, T. A., Craig, J. C., & Kewley-Port, D. (2009). The effects of age on sensory thresholds and temporal gap detection in hearing, vision, and touch. Atten Percept Psychophys, 71(4), 860-871. doi:71/4/860 [pii] 10.3758/APP.71.4.860 pdf

Busey, T. A., & Arici, A. (2009). On the role of individual items in recognition memory and metacognition: challenges for signal detection theory. J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn, 35(5), 1123-1136. doi:2009-12193-002 [pii] 10.1037/a0016646 pdf

Miller, B., Troyer, M., & Busey, T. A. (2008). Virtual EEG: A Software-Based Electroencephalogram Designed for Undergraduate Neuroscience-Related Courses. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (JUNE), 7(1), 19-25. pdf

Busey, T., & Palmer, J. (2008). Set-size effects for identification versus localization depend on the visual search task. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform, 34(4), 790-810. doi:2008-09670-002 [pii] 10.1037/0096-1523.34.4.790 pdf

Schneider, B. L., DeLong, J. E., & Busey, T. A. (2007). Added noise affects the neural correlates of upright and inverted faces differently. J Vis, 7(4), 4. doi:10.1167/7.4.4 /7/4/4/ [pii] pdf

Jeffery, L., Rhodes, G., & Busey, T. (2007). Broadly tuned, view-specific coding of face shape: opposing figural aftereffects can be induced in different views. Vision Res, 47(24), 3070-3077. doi:S0042-6989(07)00376-8 [pii] 10.1016/j.visres.2007.08.018 pdf

Humes, L. E., Burk, M. H., Coughlin, M. P., Busey, T. A., & Strauser, L. E. (2007). Auditory speech recognition and visual text recognition in younger and older adults: similarities and differences between modalities and the effects of presentation rate. J Speech Lang Hear Res, 50(2), 283-303. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2007/021)

Humes, L. E., Burk, M. H., Coughlin, M. P., Busey, T. A., & Strauser, L. E. (2007). Auditory Speech Recognition and Visual Text Recognition in Younger and Older Adults: Similarities and Differences Between Modalities and the Effects of Presentation Rate. J Speech Lang Hear Res, 50(2), 283-303. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2007/021)

Busey, T. A., & Loftus, G. R. (2007). Cognitive science and the law. Trends Cogn Sci, 11(3), 111-117. doi:S1364-6613(07)00025-3 [pii] 10.1016/j.tics.2006.12.004 pdf

Knapp, B. R., Nosofsky, R. M., & Busey, T. A. (2006). Recognizing distinctive faces: a hybrid-similarity exemplar model account. Mem Cognit, 34(4), 877-889. pdf

Jeffery, L., Rhodes, G., & Busey, T. (2006). View-specific coding of face shape. Psychol Sci, 17(6), 501-505. doi:PSCI1735 [pii] 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2006.01735.x pdf

Krishnan, G. P., Skosnik, P. D., Vohs, J. L., Busey, T. A., & O'Donnell, B. F. (2005). Relationship between steady-state and induced gamma activity to motion. Neuroreport, 16(6), 625-630. doi:00001756-200504250-00022 [pii] pdf

Busey, T. A., & Vanderkolk, J. R. (2005). Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence for configural processing in fingerprint experts. Vision Res, 45(4), 431-448. doi:S0042-6989(04)00436-5 [pii] 10.1016/j.visres.2004.08.021 pdf

Wild, H. A., & Busey, T. A. (2004). Seeing faces in the noise: stochastic activity in perceptual regions of the brain may influence the perception of ambiguous stimuli. Psychon Bull Rev, 11(3), 475-481. pdf

Busey, T. A., & Zaki, S. R. (2004). The contribution of symmetry and motion to the recognition of faces at novel orientations. Mem Cognit, 32(6), 916-931. pdf

Craig, J. C., & Busey, T. A. (2003). The effect of motion on tactile and visual temporal order judgments. Percept Psychophys, 65(1), 81-94. pdf

Busey, T. A., & Townsend, J. T. (2001). Independent Sampling vs Interitem Dependencies in Whole Report Processing: Contributions of Processing Architecture and Variable Attention. J Math Psychol, 45(2), 283-323. doi:10.1006/jmps.2000.1317 jmps.2000.1317 [pii] pdf

Busey, T. A., Tunnicliff, J., Loftus, G. R., & Loftus, E. F. (2000). Accounts of the confidence-accuracy relation in recognition memory. Psychon Bull Rev, 7(1), 26-48. pdf

Busey, T. A., & Tunnicliff, J. L. (1999). Accounts of blending, distinctiveness, and typicality in the false recognition of faces. J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn, 25(5), 1210-1235. pdf

Busey, T. A. (1999). Localization and identification tasks rely on different temporal frequencies. Vision Res, 39(3), 513-532. doi:S0042-6989(98)00135-7 [pii] pdf

Busey, T. A., & Loftus, G. R. (1998). Binocular information acquisition and visual memory. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform, 24(4), 1188-1214. pdf

Busey, T. A. (1998). Temporal inhibition in character identification. Percept Psychophys, 60(8), 1285-1304. pdf

Busey, T. A., & Loftus, G. R. (1994). Sensory and cognitive components of visual information acquisition. Psychol Rev, 101(3), 446-469. pdf

Loftus, G. R., Busey, T. A., & Senders, J. W. (1993). Providing a sensory basis for models of visual information acquisition. Percept Psychophys, 54(4), 535-554. pdf

Busey, T. A., Brady, N. P., & Cutting, J. E. (1990). Compensation is unnecessary for the perception of faces in slanted pictures. Percept Psychophys, 48(1), 1-11. pdf

Busey Dissertation (1994). Temporal Inhibition in Two-Pulse Character Detection and Identification Tasks pdf

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