BA (Hons), PhD (Adelaide)

Professor Neil Brewer is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Flinders University. His research interests include eyewitness memory and identification; criminal vulnerability of ASD individuals.

Fellow, Association for Psychological Science

Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor, Flinders University

Fellow, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Brewer, N., Lucas, C. A., Georgopoulos, M. A., & Young, R. L. (2022). Facing up to others’ emotions: No evidence of autism-related deficits in metacognitive awareness of emotion recognition. Autism Research, 15, 1508-1521.

Brewer, N., & Doyle, J. (2021). Changing the face of police lineups: Delivering more information from witnesses. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 10, 180-195

Brewer, N., Weber, N., & Guerin, N. (2020). Police line-ups of the future? American Psychologist, 75, 76-91.

Wells, G. L., Kovera, M. B., Douglass, A. B., Brewer, N., Meissner, C., & Wixted, J. (2020). Policy and procedure recommendations for the collection and preservation of eyewitness identification evidence. Law and Human Behavior, 44, 3-36.

Brewer, N., & Douglass, A. B. (2019) (Eds.). Psychological science and the law. New York: Guilford.

Brewer, N., Young, R. L., & Barnett, E. (2017). Measuring theory of mind in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47, 1927-1941.

Brewer, N., & Young, R. L. (2015). Crime and autism spectrum disorder: Myths and mechanisms. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley. ISBN: 9781849054041.

Brewer, N., & Wells, G. L. (2006). The confidence-accuracy relationship in eyewitness identification: Effects of lineup instructions, foil similarity and target-absent base rates. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 12, 11-30.