Dr David   White
Senior Lecturer

Dr David White

Science
School of Psychology
Phone
9385 3254

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Dr David White
    Towler A; Kemp RI; White D, 2021, 'Can Face Identification Ability Be Trained?', in Forensic Face Matching, Oxford University Press, pp. 89 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198837749.003.0005
    Book Chapters | 2021
    Dr David White
    Kemp RI; Edmond G; White D, 2021, 'A proposed solution to the problem of identifying people from CCTV and other images', in Methods, Measures, and Theories in Eyewitness Identification Tasks
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr David White
    White D; Kemp RI, 2019, 'Identifying people from images', in Brewer N; Bradford-Douglas A (ed.), Psychological Science and the Law, Guilford Publications
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr David White
    White D; Norell K; Jonathon Phillips P; O Toole AJ, 2017, 'Human factors in forensic face identification', in Handbook of Biometrics for Forensic Science. Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Springer, pp. 195 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-50673-9_9
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr David White
    Towler A; Kemp RI; White D, 2017, 'Unfamiliar face matching systems in applied settings', in Bindemann M; Megreya A (ed.), Face Processing: Systems, Disorders and Cultural Differences, Nova, pp. 21 - 40
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr David White
    Kemp RI; White D, 2016, 'Face Identification', in An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology, Psychology Press, pp. 39 - 70
    Book Chapters |
    Dr David White
    Towler A; White D; Kemp R, 'Can face identification ability be trained? Evidence for two routes to expertise', in , Center for Open Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/g7qfd
    Book Chapters |
    Dr David White
    White D; Towler A; Kemp R, 'Understanding professional expertise in unfamiliar face matching', in , Center for Open Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/z2ugp
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr David White
    Jones BC; DeBruine LM; Flake JK; Liuzza MT; Antfolk J; Arinze NC; Ndukaihe ILG; Bloxsom NG; Lewis SC; Foroni F; Willis ML; Cubillas CP; Vadillo MA; Turiegano E; Gilead M; Simchon A; Saribay SA; Owsley NC; Jang C; Mburu G; Calvillo DP; Wlodarczyk A; Qi Y; Ariyabuddhiphongs K; Jarukasemthawee S; Manley H; Suavansri P; Taephant N; Stolier RM; Evans TR; Bonick J; Lindemans JW; Ashworth LF; Hahn AC; Chevallier C; Kapucu A; Karaaslan A; Leongómez JD; Sánchez OR; Valderrama E; Vásquez-Amézquita M; Hajdu N; Aczel B; Szecsi P; Andreychik M; Musser ED; Batres C; Hu CP; Liu QL; Legate N; Vaughn LA; Barzykowski K; Golik K; Schmid I; Stieger S; Artner R; Mues C; Vanpaemel W; Jiang Z; Wu Q; Marcu GM; Stephen ID; Lu JG; Philipp MC; Arnal JD; Hehman E; Xie SY; Chopik WJ; Seehuus M; Azouaghe S; Belhaj A; Elouafa J; Wilson JP; Kruse E; Papadatou-Pastou M; De La Rosa-Gómez A; Barba-Sánchez AE; González-Santoyo I; Hsu T; Kung CC; Wang HH; Freeman JB; Oh DW; Schei V; Sverdrup TE; Levitan CA; Cook CL; Chandel P; Kujur P; Parganiha A; Parveen N; Pati AK; Pradhan S; Singh MM; Pande B; Bavolar J; Kačmár P; Zakharov I; Álvarez-Solas S; Baskin E, 2021, 'To which world regions does the valence–dominance model of social perception apply?', Nature Human Behaviour, vol. 5, pp. 159 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41562-020-01007-2
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr David White
    White D; Guilbert D; Varela VPL; Jenkins R; Burton AM, 2021, 'GFMT2: A psychometric measure of face matching ability', Behavior Research Methods, http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13428-021-01638-x
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr David White
    Dunn JD; Kemp RI; White D, 2021, 'Top-down influences on working memory representations of faces: Evidence from dual-target visual search', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 74, pp. 1368 - 1377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/17470218211014357
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr David White
    Towler A; Keshwa M; Ton B; Kemp RI; White D, 2021, 'Diagnostic feature training improves face matching accuracy.', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000972
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr David White
    Smith HMJ; Andrews S; Baguley TS; Colloff MF; Davis JP; White D; Rockey JC; Flowe HD, 2021, 'Performance of typical and superior face recognizers on a novel interactive face matching procedure', British Journal of Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12499
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr David White
    Awad D; Clifford CWG; White D; Mareschal I, 2020, 'Asymmetric contextual effects in age perception', ROYAL SOCIETY OPEN SCIENCE, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.200936
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr David White
    Dunn JD; Summersby S; Towler A; Davis JP; White D, 2020, 'UNSW Face Test: A screening tool for super-recognizers', PLoS ONE, vol. 15, pp. e0241747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0241747
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr David White
    Awad D; Clifford CWG; White D; Mareschal I, 2020, 'Asymmetric contextual effects in age perception', Royal Society Open Science, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.200936rsos200936
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr David White
    Ramon M; Bobak AK; White D, 2019, 'Super-recognizers: From the lab to the world and back again', British Journal of Psychology, vol. 110, pp. 461 - 479, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12368
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr David White
    Ramon M; Bobak AK; White D, 2019, 'Towards a ‘manifesto’ for super-recognizer research', British Journal of Psychology, vol. 110, pp. 495 - 498, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12411
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr David White
    Dunn JD; Ritchie KL; Kemp RI; White D, 2019, 'Familiarity does not inhibit image-specific encoding of faces', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol. 45, pp. 841 - 854, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000625
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr David White
    Towler A; Kemp RI; Mike Burton A; Dunn JD; Wayne T; Moreton R; White D, 2019, 'Do professional facial image comparison training courses work?', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, pp. e0211037, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211037
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr David White
    Towler A; Kemp RI; Bruce V; Burton AM; Dunn JD; White D, 2019, 'Are face recognition abilities in humans and sheep really 'comparable'?', Royal Society Open Science, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.180772
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr David White
    Dunn J; Kemp R; White D, 2018, 'Search templates that incorporate within-face variation improve visual search for faces', Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications / Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications - a SpringerOpen journal, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41235-018-0128-1
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr David White
    Phillips PJ; Yates AN; Hu Y; Hahn CA; Noyes E; Jackson K; Cavazos JG; Jeckeln G; Ranjan R; Sankaranarayanan S; Chen JC; Castillo CD; Chellappa R; White D; O'Toole AJ, 2018, 'Face recognition accuracy of forensic examiners, superrecognizers, and face recognition algorithms', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 115, pp. 6171 - 6176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1721355115
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr David White
    Menon N; Kemp RI; White D, 2018, 'More than a sum of parts: Robust face recognition by integrating variation', Royal Society Open Science, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.172381
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr David White
    Ritchie KL; White D; Kramer RSS; Noyes E; Jenkins R; Burton AM, 2018, 'Enhancing CCTV: Averages improve face identification from poor-quality images', Applied Cognitive Psychology, vol. 32, pp. 671 - 680, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acp.3449
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr David White
    Eslami Afrooz A; White D; Parolin B, 2018, 'Effects of active and passive exploration of the built environment on memory during wayfinding', Applied Geography, vol. 101, pp. 68 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2018.10.009
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr David White
    Clifford CWG; Watson TL; White D, 2018, 'Two sources of bias explain errors in facial age estimation', Royal Society Open Science, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.180841
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr David White
    Balsdon T; Summersby S; Kemp RI; White D, 2018, 'Improving face identification with specialist teams', Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41235-018-0114-7
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr David White
    Towler A; White D; Ballantyne K; Searston RA; Martire KA; Kemp RI, 2018, 'Are Forensic Scientists Experts?', Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, vol. 7, pp. 199 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmac.2018.03.010
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr David White
    White D; Rivolta D; Burton AM; Al-Janabi S; Palermo R, 2017, 'Face matching impairment in developmental prosopagnosia', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 70, pp. 287 - 297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2016.1173076
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr David White
    White D; Sutherland CAM; Burton AL, 2017, 'Choosing face: The curse of self in profile image selection', Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41235-017-0058-3
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr David White
    Hu Y; Jackson K; Yates A; White D; Phillips PJ; O’Toole AJ, 2017, 'Person recognition: Qualitative differences in how forensic face examiners and untrained people rely on the face versus the body for identification', Visual Cognition, vol. 25, pp. 492 - 506, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13506285.2017.1297339
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr David White
    Towler A; White D; Kemp RI, 2017, 'Evaluating the feature comparison strategy for forensic face identification', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, vol. 23, pp. 47 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xap0000108
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr David White
    Edmond G; Towler A; Growns B; Ribeiro G; Found B; White D; Ballantyne K; Searston RA; Thompson MB; Tangen JM; Kemp RI; Martire K, 2017, 'Thinking forensics: Cognitive science for forensic practitioners', Science and Justice, vol. 57, pp. 144 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2016.11.005
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr David White
    Hu Y; Jackson K; Yates A; White D; Phillips PJ; O'Toole A, 2017, 'Qualitative Differences Between Professional Forensic Face Examiners and Untrained People in Person Recognition Are Revealed by Item Analysis', Journal of Vision, vol. 17, pp. 615 - 615, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/17.10.615
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr David White
    Towler A; Kemp RI; White D, 2017, 'Unfamiliar face matching systems in applied settings', Face processing: systems, disorders and cultural differences
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr David White
    Beattie L; Walsh D; McLaren J; Biello SM; White D, 2016, 'Perceptual impairment in face identification with poor sleep', Royal Society Open Science, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160321
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr David White
    White D; Burton AL; Kemp RI, 2016, 'Not looking yourself: The cost of self-selecting photographs for identity verification', British Journal of Psychology, vol. 107, pp. 359 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12141
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr David White
    Edmond G; Found B; Martire K; Ballantyne K; Hamer D; Searston R; Thompson M; Cunliffe E; Kemp R; San Roque M; Tangen J; Dioso-Villa R; Ligertwood A; Hibbert D; White D; Ribeiro G; Porter G; Towler A; Roberts A, 2016, 'Model forensic science', Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 48, pp. 496 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450618.2015.1128969
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr David White
    Menon N; White D; Kemp RI, 2015, 'Identity-level representations affect unfamiliar face matching performance in sequential but not simultaneous tasks', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2014.990468
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr David White
    Ritchie KL; Smith FG; Jenkins R; Bindemann M; White D; Burton AM, 2015, 'Viewers base estimates of face matching accuracy on their own familiarity: Explaining the photo-ID paradox', Cognition, vol. 141, pp. 161 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2015.05.002
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr David White
    White D; Dunn JD; Schmid AC; Kemp RI, 2015, 'Error rates in users of automatic face recognition software', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0139827
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr David White
    Menon N; White D; Kemp RI, 2015, 'Variation in Photos of the Same Face Drives Improvements in Identity Verification', Perception, vol. 44, pp. 1332 - 1341, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0301006615599902
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr David White
    White D; Jonathon Phillips P; Hahn CA; Hill M; O’Toole AJ, 2015, 'Perceptual expertise in forensic facial image comparison', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1292
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr David White
    Menon N; White D; Kemp RI, 2015, 'Identity-level representations affect unfamiliar face matching performance in sequential but not simultaneous tasks', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 68, pp. 1777 - 1793, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2014.990468
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr David White
    Towler A; White D; Kemp RI, 2014, 'Evaluating training methods for facial image comparison: The face shape strategy does not work', Perception, vol. 43, pp. 214 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1068/p7676
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr David White
    White D; Burton AM; Jenkins R; Kemp RI, 2014, 'Redesigning photo-ID to improve unfamiliar face matching performance', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, vol. 20, pp. 166 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xap0000009
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr David White
    White D; Kemp RI; Jenkins R; Burton AM, 2014, 'Feedback training for facial image comparison', Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, vol. 21, pp. 100 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13423-013-0475-3
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr David White
    Frowd CD; White D; Kemp RI; Jenkins R; Nawaz K; Herold K, 2014, 'Constructing faces from memory: The impact of image likeness and prototypical representations', Journal of Forensic Practice, vol. 16, pp. 243 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFP-08-2013-0042
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr David White
    White D; Kemp RI; Jenkins R; Matheson M; Burton AM, 2014, 'Passport officers' errors in face matching', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103510
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr David White
    Edmond G; Martire KA; Kemp RI; Hamer D; Hibbert B; Ligertwood A; Porter G; San Roque M; Searston R; Tangen J; Thompson M; White D, 2014, 'How to cross-examine forensic scientists: A guide for lawyers', Australian Bar Review, vol. 39, pp. 174 - 197, http://mbthompson.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Edmond-HowToCross-ExamineForensicScientists.pdf
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr David White
    White D; Burton AM; Kemp RI; Jenkins R, 2013, 'Crowd effects in unfamiliar face matching', Applied Cognitive Psychology, vol. 27, pp. 769 - 777, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acp.2971
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr David White
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr David White
    Strathie A; Strathie A; White D, 2012, 'In the dock: Chimeric image composites reduce face identification accuracy', Applied Cognitive Psychology, vol. 26, pp. 140 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acp.1806
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr David White
    Megreya ; White D; Burton AM, 2011, 'The other race effect does not rely on memory: Evidence from a matching task.', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 64, pp. 1473 - 1483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2011.575228
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr David White
    Jenkins R; White D; Van Montfort X; Burton M, 2011, 'Variability in photos of the same face', Cognition, vol. 121, pp. 313 - 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2011.08.001
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr David White
    Mike Burton A; White D; McNeill A, 2010, 'The glasgow face matching test', Behavior Research Methods, vol. 42, pp. 286 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/BRM.42.1.286
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr David White
    Du Mont J; White D; McGregor MJ, 2009, 'Investigating the medical forensic examination from the perspectives of sexually assaulted women', SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, vol. 68, pp. 774 - 780, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.11.010
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr David White
    Burton AM; Jenkins R; Hancock PJB; White D, 2005, 'Robust representations for face recognition: The power of averages', Cognitive Psychology, vol. 51, pp. 256 - 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cogpsych.2005.06.003
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    Dr David White
    White D; Wayne T; de Lima Varela VP, 'Compressed representation of natural image variability underlies high accuracy in face recognition', , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/w58k3
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    Dr David White
    White D; Guilbert D; de Lima Varela VP; Jenkins R; Burton M, 'GFMT2: A psychometric measure of face matching ability', , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/a3fh4
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    Dr David White
    Dunn JD; de Lima Varela VP; Nicholls VI; Papinutto M; White D; Miellet S, 'Visual information sampling in super-recognizers', , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/z2k4a
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    Dr David White
    Dunn JD; Summersby S; Towler A; Davis JP; White D, 'UNSW Face Test: A screening tool for super-recognizers', , http://dx.doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/k7mf6
  • Reports | 2020
    Dr David White
    White D; Towler A; Jeffery L; Kemp R; Palermo R; Ballantyne K; Curby K; Edmond G; Martire K; O'Toole A; Phillips J; San Roque M; Wilmer J; Carter T; Dunn J; Tullberg C; Ferguson D; Geach J; Heyer R; Michalski D; Moreton R; Noyes E; Ritchie K; Sutherland C, 2020, Evaluating face identification expertise: Turning theory into practice, https://socialsciences.org.au/workshop/evaluating-face-identification-expertise-turning-theory-into-practice/
  • Software / Code | 2018
    Dr David White
    Balsdon T; Summersby S; Kemp RI; White D, 2018, Analysis and Supporting Data from "Improving face identification with specialist teams" by Balsdon, Summersby, Kemp & White (2018). Article published in Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications., Published: 08 January 2018, Software / Code
    Theses / Dissertations | 2016
    Dr David White
    Eslami Afrooz A, 2016, The influence of active versus passive exploration of the built environment on way-finding and visual memory, UNSW
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr David White
    Eslami Afrooz A; White D; Neuman M, 2014, 'Which visual cues are important in way-finding? Measuring the influence of travel mode on visual memory for built environments', in Caltenco H; Hedvall P; Larsson A; Rassmus-Grohn K; Rydeman B (eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Universal Design UD2014, IOS Press, Lund, Sweden, pp. 394 - 403, presented at International Conference on Universal Design UD2014, Lund, Sweden, 16 June 2014 - 18 June 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-403-9-394
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr David White
    Eslami Afrooz A; White D; Neuman M, 2014, 'Way-finding improves visual memory for built environments', in Kiefer P; Giannopoulos I; Raubal M; Krüger A (eds.), CEUR Workshop Proceedings, CEUR-WS - Peter Kiefer, Ioannis Giannopoulos, Martin Raubal, Antonio Krüger., Vienna, Austria, pp. 57 - 61, presented at Eye Tracking for Spatial Research, Vienna, Austria, 23 September 2014 - 25 September 2014, http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1241/paper12.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Dr David White
    Jenkins R; White D, 2009, 'Commercial face recognition doesn't work', in 2009 International Symposium on Bio-inspired, Learning, and Intelligent Systems for Security, BLISS 2009, pp. 43 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/BLISS.2009.22
    Conference Papers | 2006
    Dr David White
    Jenkins R; Burton AM; White D, 2006, 'Face Recognition from Unconstrained Images: Progress with Prototypes', in FGR 2006: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, pp. 25 - 30, 02 April 2006 - 06 April 2006, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/FGR.2006.45

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