Forensic Publications

Note: These are just the forensic publications. See the full publication list in a separate post.

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: 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

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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