Commentary on "Studying eyewitness investigations in the field": a look forward.

@article{Steblay2008CommentaryO,
  title={Commentary on "Studying eyewitness investigations in the field": a look forward.},
  author={Nancy Kay Steblay},
  journal={Law and human behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={11-5}
}
Schacter et al. (2007, this issue) address the controversy surrounding an Illinois pilot project that attempted to compare sequential versus simultaneous police lineup formats. The statement by these experts will guide the design and execution of future field lineup experiments. This commentary discusses three aspects of field studies that pose challenges as lineup experiments are interpreted: the imprecise meaning of the dependent measure (eyewitness decisions), the limitations of single… CONTINUE READING