Dr Kirk Luther

Lecturer in Investigative Expertise

Nudging eyewitnesses: The effect of social influence tactics on recall performance
Luther, K., Keeping, Z., Snook, B. 10/07/2018
Conference paper

Controlling the interview: The influencing techniques of suspects of control and coercion
Watson, S., Luther, K., Taylor, P.J., Jackson, J., Alison, L. 07/2018
Conference paper

Measuring the effectiveness of the sketch procedure for recalling details of a live interactive event
Luther, K., Eastwood, J., Snook, B. 07/2018
Conference paper

Safe space: Examining the effect of interview location on self-disclosure
Winters, C., Taylor, P.J., Luther, K. 07/2018
Conference paper

Lingering problems with the Mr Big Technique
Luther, K., Snook, B., Moore, T. 30/04/2018 CREST Security Review, 8, p. 22-23. 2 p.

Missed Medical Appointments during Shifts to and from Daylight Saving Time
Ellis, D.A., Luther, K., Jenkins, R. 2018 In: Chronobiology International. 35, 4, p. 584-588. 5 p.
Journal article

Do not lie to me, or else: the effect of a turncoat warning and rapport building on perceptions of police interviewers
Macdonald, S., Keeping, Z., Snook, B., Luther, K. 08/2017 In: Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology. 32, 3, p. 263-277. 15 p.
Journal article

The Manipulative Presentation Techniques of Controlling and Coercive Offenders
Watson, S.J., Luther, K., Jackson, J., Taylor, P.J., Alison, L. 25/07/2017

What you should want from your professional: The impact of educational information on people’s attitudes toward simple actuarial tools
Eastwood, J., Luther, K. 12/2016 In: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 47, 6, p. 402-412. 11 p.
Journal article

Putting the Mr. Big technique back on trial: a re-examination of probative value and abuse of process through a scientific lens
Luther, K., Snook, B. 9/05/2016 In: British Journal of Forensic Practice. 18, 2, p. 131-142. 12 p.
Journal article

Advancing legal literacy: the effect of listenability on the comprehension of interrogation rights
Snook, B., Luther, K., Eastwood, J., Collins, R., Evans, S. 1/02/2016 In: Legal and Criminological Psychology. 21, 1, p. 174-188. 15 p.
Journal article

Engineering comprehensible youth interrogation rights
Eastwood, J., Snook, B., Luther, K., Freedman, S. 1/02/2016 In: New Criminal Law Review: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal. 19, 1, p. 42-62. 21 p.
Journal article

Police interrogations
Snook, B., Luther, K. 30/11/2015 In: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. Sage
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

The YCJA paradox: the case of youth interrogation rights
Snook, B., Luther, K. 23/10/2015 In: The Lawyers Weekly.
Journal article

Child interviewing practices in Canada: a box score from field observations
Luther, K., Snook, B., Barron, T., Lamb, M.E. 18/09/2015 In: Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology. 30, 3, p. 204-212. 9 p.
Journal article

Securing the admissibility of witness statements: estimating the complexity and comprehension of Canadian 'KGB warnings'
Luther, K., Snook, B., MacDonald, S., Barron, T. 18/09/2015 In: Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology. 30, 3, p. 166-175. 10 p.
Journal article

Interviewing suspects in Canada
Snook, B., Luther, K., Barron, T. 18/08/2015 In: International developments and practices in investigative interviewing and interrogation. London : Routledge
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Measuring the reading complexity and oral comprehension of Canadian youth waiver forms
Eastwood, J., Snook, B., Luther, K. 1/08/2015 In: Crime and Delinquency. 61, 6, p. 798-828. 31 p.
Journal article

Be careful what you ask for…you just might get it!: the risk of creating false memories
Luther, K., Snook, B. 04/2015 In: Blue Line Magazine.
Journal article

Linking crimes with spatial behaviour: a need to tackle some remaining methodological concerns
Snook, B., Luther, K., MacDonald, S. 27/10/2014 In: Crime linkage . CRC Press
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Mesure de la complexité de lecture des formulaires de déclaration et de renonciation aux droits pour adolescents québécois
Luther, K., Snook, B., Luther, E. 1/10/2014 In: Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice. 56, 5, p. 623-636. 14 p.
Journal article

Safeguarding youth interrogation rights: the effect of grade level and reading complexity of youth waiver forms on the comprehension of legal rights
Freedman, S., Eastwood, J., Snook, B., Luther, K. 05/2014 In: Applied Cognitive Psychology. 28, 3, p. 427-431. 5 p.
Journal article

On the need to ensure better comprehension of interrogation rights
Eastwood, J., Snook, B., Luther, K. 2014 In: Canadian Criminal Law Review. 18, p. 171-181. 11 p.
Journal article

What people want from their professionals: attitudes toward decision-making strategies
Eastwood, J., Snook, B., Luther, K. 12/2012 In: Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 25 , 5, p. 458-468. 11 p.
Journal article

Let 'em talk!: a field study of police questioning practices of suspects and accused persons
Snook, B., Luther, K., Quinlan, H., Milne, R. 1/10/2012 In: Criminal Justice and Behavior. 39, 10, p. 1328-1339. 12 p.
Journal article

Distinguishing between scientific and pseudoscientific investigative practices
Luther, K., Snook, B., Lilienfeld, S. 08/2012 In: Blue Line Magazine.
Journal article

Book review: Police interrogations and false confessions: Current research, practice, and policy recommendations
Luther, K., Snook, B. 1/05/2012 In: Criminal Justice and Behavior. 39, 5, 2 p.
Book/Film/Article review

The violent crime linkage analysis system: a test of interrater reliability
Snook, B., Luther, K., House, J., Bennell, C., Taylor, P. 05/2012 In: Criminal Justice and Behavior. 39, 5, p. 607-619. 13 p.
Journal article

Questioning the assumptions: a critique of the Violent Crime Linkage Analysis System (ViCLAS)
Snook, B., Bennell, C., Taylor, P.J., House, J.C., MacDonald, S., Luther, K. 04/2012 In: Blue Line Magazine.
Journal article

  • Security Lancaster
  • Security Lancaster (Behavioural Science)