David Robertson

Dr

  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

20122020

Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 24 Article
  • 2 Commissioned report
  • 1 Conference contribution book
  • 1 Review article
2020

Capitalizing on the super-recognition advantage: a powerful, but underutilized, tool for policing and national security agencies

Davis, J. P. & Robertson, D. J., 19 Jun 2020, The Journal of The United States Homeland Defence and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC), 7, 1, p. 20-25 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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Checking ID-cards for the sale of restricted goods: age decisions bias face decisions

Robertson, D. J. & Burton, A. M., 3 Sep 2020, In : Applied Cognitive Psychology. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Downloads (Pure)

Facial recognition: research reveals new abilities of 'super-recognisers'

Robertson, D. J., Megreya, A. & Davis, J. P., 10 Jan 2020, The Conversation, Jan 10, 2020.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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Hyper-realistic face masks in a live passport-checking task

Robertson, D. J., Sanders, J. G., Towler, A., Kramer, R. S. S., Spowage, J., Byrne, A., Burton, A. M. & Jenkins, R., 1 Mar 2020, In : Perception. 49, 3, p. 298-309 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Hyper-realistic masks are extremely hard to spot – as our new research shows

Robertson, D. J., Towler, A., Sanders, J. & Kramer, R., 4 Feb 2020, The Conversation, Feb 4, 2020.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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2019
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Face identity verification: five challenges facing practitioners

Robertson, D. J., Fysh, M. C. & Bindemann, M., 14 Jun 2019, Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity, 59, p. 3-8 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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18 Downloads (Pure)

Globalising strategies to meet global challenges: the case of ageing and dementia

Parra, M. A., Butler, S., McGeown, W. J., Brown Nicholls, L. A. & Robertson, D. J., 1 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Global Health. 9, 2, 8 p., 020310.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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2 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

Super-recognisers show an advantage for other race face identification

Robertson, D. J., Black, J., Chamberlain, B., Megreya, A. M. & Davis, J. P., 13 Nov 2019, In : Applied Cognitive Psychology. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Tired and lack focus? Insomnia increases distractibility

Miller, C. B., Robertson, D. J., Johnson, K. A., Lovato, N., Bartlett, D. J., Grunstein, R. R. & Gordon, C. J., 22 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Detecting morphed passport photos: a training and individual differences approach

Robertson, D. J., Mungall, A., Watson, D. G., Wade, K. A., Nightengale, S. J. & Butler, S., 29 Jun 2018, In : Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications. 3, 27, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Face recognition: security contexts, super-recognizers, and sophisticated fraud

Robertson, D. J., 11 Apr 2018, The Journal of The United States Homeland Defence and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC), 5, 1, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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48 Downloads (Pure)

Face recognition: stopping identity fraud

Robertson, D. J., 1 Sep 2018, Psychology Review, 24, 1, p. 28-31 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Individual differences in face identity processing

McCaffery, J. M., Robertson, D. J., Young, A. W. & Burton, A. M., 27 Jun 2018, In : Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications. 3, 15 p., 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

I recognise your name but I can't remember your face: an advantage for names in recognition memory

Burton, A. M., Jenkins, R. & Robertson, D. J., 28 Oct 2018, In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Face detection dissociates from face identification

Robertson, D. J., Jenkins, R. & Burton, A. M., 2 Jun 2017, In : Visual Cognition. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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8 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Fraudulent ID using face morphs: experiments on human and automatic recognition

Robertson, D. J., Kramer, R. S. S. & Burton, A. M., 22 Mar 2017, In : PLOS One. 12, 3, 12 p., e0173319.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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30 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)

Spotlight: Face Morphs - A New Pathway to Identity Fraud

Robertson, D., 24 May 2017, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. 2 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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18 Downloads (Pure)

The value of 'community' in supporting transitions outside university

Bonnar, E., Cummings, J., Robertson, D. J. & Kelly, S., 9 Jun 2017, 3rd International Enhancement In Higher Education Conference. Glasgow

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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54 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Could super recognisers be the latest weapon in the war on terror?

Robertson, D. J., 1 Mar 2016, In : The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Face recognition by Metropolitan Police super-recognisers

Robertson, D. J., Noyes, E., Dowsett, A. J., Jenkins, R. & Burton, A. M., 26 Feb 2016, In : PLOS One. 11, 2, p. 1-8 8 p., e0150036.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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71 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)
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28 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Face averages enhance user recognition for smartphone security

Robertson, D. J., Kramer, R. S. S. & Burton, A. M., 25 Mar 2015, In : PLOS One. 10, 3, p. 1-11 11 p., e0119460.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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17 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

From policing to passport control: the limitations of photo ID

Robertson, D., Middleton, R. & Burton, A. M., 28 Feb 2015, Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity, 46, p. 3-8 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Spotlight: Face Recognition Improves Security

Robertson, D. J., 29 Jun 2015, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. 1 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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23 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Plugging the attention deficit: perceptual load counters increased distraction in ADHD

Forster, S., Robertson, D. J., Jennings, A., Asherson, P. & Lavie, N., 31 Jan 2014, In : Neuropsychology. 28, 1, p. 91-97 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
2012

New voices: the curious case of Sherlock Holmes and perceptual load

Robertson, D. J., 1 Jun 2012, In : The Psychologist. 25, p. 472-475 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The frequency of visually induced gamma-band oscillations depends on the size of early human visual cortex

Schwartzkopf, D. S., Robertson, D. J., Song, C., Barnes, G. R. & Rees, G., 25 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 32, 4, p. 1507-1512 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)