PUBLICATIONS

Here you can find publications of  CELL members.

2022

Battista, F. & Otgaar, H. (2022). Research on the Effects of Lying on Memory: A Scientometric Analysis and a Call for New Studies. Frontiers in Psycholology. 13:837265. https://doi.org//10.3389/fpsyg.2022.837265

Bücken, C. A., Mangiulli, I., & Otgaar, H. (2022). Simulating denial increases false memory rates for abuse unrelated information. Behavioral Sciences & the Law. https://doi.org/10.1002/bsl.2566

Bücken, C. A., Mangiulli, I., Uzun, S., & Otgaar, H. (In press). False Denials Increase False Memories for Trauma-related Discussions.

Bücken, C. A., Otgaar, H., Mangiulli, I., Ramakers, N., & Merckelbach, H. (In press). Can False Denials Turn Fact into Fiction? The Effect of False Denials on Memory for Self-performed Actions.

Dandachi-Fitzgerald, B., Houben, S., Otgaar, H., van den Hout, M., & Merckelbach, H. (2022). De schaduwkant van psychotherapie: hoe vaak rapporteren patiënten negatieve ervaringen? Tijdschrift voor Psychotherapie, 2022, 48(1) – 12.

Erens, B., de Ruiter, C., Otgaar, H., & Humblet, J. (In press) Research-Based Risk Factors for Child Maltreatment: Do Child Protection Workers Use Them in Their Case Investigations? The British Journal of Social Work

Huntjens, R. J. C., Otgaar, H., Pijnenborg, G. H. M., & Wessel, I. (2022). The elusive search for a biomarker of dissociative amnesia: a reaction to Dimitrova et al. (2022). Psychological Medicine, 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291722001118

Kloft, L., Otgaar, H., Blokland, A., Toennes, S. W., & Ramaekers, J. G. (2022). Remembering Molly: immediate and delayed false memory formation after acute MDMA exposure. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 57, 59-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2022.01.005

Otgaar, H., Curci, A., Mangiulli, I., Battista, F., Rizzotti, E., & Sartori, G. (2022). A court ruled case on therapy‐induced false memories. Journal of Forensic Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.15073

Patihis, L., Otgaar, H., Lynn, S. J., Loftus, E. F., & McNally, R. (In press). The recovered memory debate: Wins, losses, and creating future open-minded skeptics. In C. Cobb, S.J. Lynn, W. O’Donohue (Eds) Clinical psychological Science: The Seminal Work of Scott Lilienfeld. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.

Pompedda, F., Zhang, Y., Haginoya, S., & Santtila, P. (2022). A Mega-Analysis of the Effects of Feedback on the Quality of Simulated Child Sexual Abuse Interviews with Avatars. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11896-022-09509-7

Riesthuis, P., Otgaar, H., de Cort, A., Bogaard, G., & Mangiulli, I. (In press). Creating a False Alibi Leads to Errors of Commission and Omission.

Riesthuis, P., Bogaard, G., Mangiulli, I., & Otgaar, H. (In press). The Impact of Fabrication on Recognition Memory: An Experimental Study.

de Vogel, V., De Beuf, T. L. F., Shepherd, S., & Schneider, R. D. (2022). Violence Risk Assessment with the HCR-20V3 in Legal Contexts: A Critical Reflection. Journal of Personality Assessment. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223891.2021.2021925

Uzieblo K., De Beuf T., De Boeck M., Smid W.J. (2022). We are not there yet: Contemporary challenges for risk assessment and management. In K. Uzieblo, W. J. Smid, & K. McCartan (Eds), Challenges in the management of people convicted of a sexual offence. A way forward (pp. 103-119). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80212-7_7

van Helvoort, D., Merckelbach, H., van Nieuwenhuizen, C., & Otgaar, H. (In press). Traits and Distorted Symptom Presentation: A Scoping Review. Psychological Injury and Law


Wang, J., Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., Dong, Q., & Zhou, C. (2022). Self-enhanced False Memory across the Life Span. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbac020

Zhang, Y., Otgaar, H., & Wang, J. (2022). Memory Distrust is Related to Memory Errors, Self‐esteem, and Personality. Applied Cognitive Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3917

Zhang, Y., Segal, A., Pompedda, F., Haginoya, S., & Santtila, P. (2022). Confirmation bias in simulated CSA interviews: How abuse assumption influences interviewing and decision‐making processes?. Legal and Criminological Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/lcrp.12213

2021

Arbiyah, N., Otgaar, H., & Rassin, E. (2021). Are Victim or Eyewitness Statements Credible? Several Ways to Check Them. In-Mind.

Battista, F., Curci, A., Mangiulli, I., & Otgaar, H. (2021). What can we remember after complex denials? The impact of different false denials on memory. Psychology, Crime & Law, 1–18. doi:10.1080/1068316x.2020.1865956 

Battista, F., Lanciano, T., & Curci, A. (2021). Does Alexithymia Affect Memory for a Crime? The Relationship Among Alexithymia, Executive Functions, and Memories. Frontiers in Forensic and Legal Psychology

Battista, F., Otgaar, H., Mangiulli, I., & Curci, A. (2021). The role of executive functions in the effects of lying on memory. Acta Psychologica, 215, 103295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2021.103295

Calado, B., Luke, T. J., Connolly, D. A., Landström, S., & Otgaar, H. (2021). Implanting false autobiographical memories for repeated events. Memory, 1-22. https.//doi:10.1080/09658211.2021.1981944

De Beuf, T. L. F., de Ruiter, C., Edens, J. F., & de Vogel, V. (2021). Taking “the boss” into the real world: Field interrater reliability of the Short‐Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability: Adolescent Version. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 39(1), 123–144. doi:10.1002/bsl.2503

De Beuf, T. L., de Vogel, V., Broers, N. J., & de Ruiter, C. (2021). Prospective Field Validation of the START: AV in a Dutch Secure Youth Care Sample. Assessment, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1177/10731911211063228

Dodier, O., Otgaar, H., & Lynn, S., J. (2021) A Critical Analysis of Myths About Dissociative Identity Disorder. Annales Médico-psychologiques, In Press.

Erens, B., Otgaar, H., de Ruiter, C., van Bragt, D., & Hershkowitz, I. (2021). The NICHD Interview Protocol Used by Dutch Child Protection Workers: Effects on Interview Style, Children's Reported Information and Susceptibility to Suggestion. Applied Cognitive Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3893

Hope, L., Anakwah, N., Antfolk, J., Brubacher, S. P., Flowe, H., Gabbert, F., ... & Wells, S. (2021). Urgent Issues and Prospects at the Intersection of Culture, Memory, and Witness Interviews: Exploring the Challenges for Research and Practice. Legal and Criminological Psychology, In press

Houben, S., & Otgaar, H. (2021). Therapie en traumatische herinneringen: een gevaarlijke combinatie in de rechtbank? EMDR Magazine, 27.

Irwanda, D. Y., Maulina, D., Sekarmewangi, T., H., Meydiana, K., Putri, H., Otgaar, H., & Buecken, C. (2021). The Effect of Different Delivery Modes of Misinformation on False Memories in Adolescents and Adults. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, In Press.

Kloft, L., Monds, L. A., Blokland, A., Ramaekers, J. G., & Otgaar, H. (2021). Hazy memories in the courtroom: A review of alcohol and other drug effects on false memory and suggestibility. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 124, 291–307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.02.012

Mangiulli, I., Jelicic, M., Patihis, L., & Otgaar, H. (2021). Believing in dissociative amnesia relates to claiming it: a survey of people’s experiences and beliefs about dissociative amnesia. Memory, 1-13. https.//doi:10.1080/09658211.2021.1987475

Mangiulli, I., Hover, N., Howe, M. L., & Otgaar, H. (2021). Crime-Related scenarios do not lead to superior memory performance in the survival processing paradigm. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 1-13, https://doi.org/10.1080/20445911.2021.2010737.

Mangiulli, I., Otgaar, H., Jelicic, M., & Merckelbach, H. (2021) A Critical Review of Case Studies on Dissociative Amnesia. Clinical Psychological Science

Mangiulli, I., Riesthuis, P., & Otgaar, H. (2021). The Memory-Undermining Effect of Simulated Crime-Related Amnesia and its Legal Implications: A Review. Psychological Injury and Law, In press

Marr, C., Sauerland, M., Otgaar, H., Quaedflieg, C. W., & Hope, L. (2021). The effects of acute stress on eyewitness memory: an integrative review for eyewitness researchers. Memory, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1080/09658211.2021.1955935

Maulina, D., Irwanda, D. Y., Sekarmewangi, T. H., Putri, K. M. H., & Otgaar, H. (2021) How Accurate are Memories of Traffic Accidents? Increased False Memory Levels among Motorcyclists when Confronted with Accident-Related Word Lists. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour

Monds, L. A., Cullen, H. J., Kloft, L., Sumampouw, N., van Golde, C., Harrison, A. W., & Otgaar, H. (2021). Police perceptions of eyewitness impairment due to alcohol and other drug use: a cross-cultural comparison. Police Practice and Research, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/15614263.2021.1979397

Muris, P., Otgaar, H., López, A., Kurtic, I., & van de Laar, I. (2021). The (non)Protective Role of Self-Compassion in Internalizing Symptoms: Two Empirical Studies in Adolescents Demonstrating Unwanted Effects of Using the Self-Compassion Scale Total Score. Mindfulness, 12, 240–252. doi:10.1007/s12671-020-01514-3 

Nieuwkamp, R. (2021). Briefing vluchtmisdrijf. Brussel, België: Vias institute – Kenniscentrum Verkeersveiligheid. [open access].


Nieuwkamp, R., & Mergaerts, L. (2021). Psychologie en recht: een geslaagd huwelijk? Over de moeizame doorwerking van de rechtspsychologie in de Belgische strafprocedure. In R. Horselenberg, M. V. Van Koppen & J. W. De Keijser (Eds.), Bakens in de rechtspsychologie. Den Haag: Boom Juridisch. [open access].

Otgaar, H., Horselenberg, R., Rossin, E., Wessel, I., Jelicic, M., Vredeveldt, A., & van Koppen, P. (2021). De Wetenschap Achter Verdrongen en Valse Herinneringen

Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., & Patihis, L. (2021). What science tells us about false and repressed memories. Memory, 1–6. doi:10.1080/09658211.2020.1870699 

Otgaar, H., Moldoveanu, M. G., Melis, V., & Howe, M. L. (2021). A New Method to Implant False Autobiographical Memories: Blind Implantation. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition.

Otgaar, H., Schell‐Leugers, J. M., Howe, M. L., Vilar, A. D. L. F., Houben, S. T. L., & Merckelbach, H. (2021). The link between suggestibility, compliance, and false confessions: A review using experimental and field studies. Applied Cognitive Psychology. doi:10.1002/acp.3788

Perez, C. O., London, K., & Otgaar, H. (2022). A review of the differential contributions of language abilities to children’s eyewitness memory and suggestibility. Developmental Review, 63, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dr.2021.101009.

Riesthuis, P., Mangiulli, I., Broers, N., & Otgaar, H. (2021). Expert Opinions on the Smallest Effect Size of Interest in False Memory Research. Applied Cognitive Psychology, In press

Riesthuis, P., Otgaar, H., Battista, F., & Mangiulli, I. (2021) Public Beliefs on the Relationship between Lying and Memory. Psychology, Crime, and Law

Sauerland, M., & Otgaar, H. (2021). Teaching psychology students to change (or correct) controversial beliefs about memory works. Memory, In press

Schopen, K., Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., & Muris, P. (2021). Effects of Forewarnings on Children’s and Adults’ Spontaneous False Memories. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1–21. https://doi:10.1080/17405629.2021.1904877

Sumampouw, N., Bjørndal, L. D., Magnussen, S., Otgaar, H., & Brennen, T. (2021). Knowledge about eyewitness testimony: a survey of Indonesian police officers and psychologists. Psychology, Crime & Law, 1-15. https.//doi:10.1080/1068316X.2021.1962868

Sumampouw, N. E. J., de Ruiter, C., & Otgaar, H. (2021). Potential for Police Investigator Bias: The Impact of Child Sexual Abuse Victims’ Background Characteristics on Perceived Statement Credibility, Case Outcome, and Quality of Interview Questions. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal

Teunissen, J., Nietzman, L., Kramer, J., Verstrepen, P., Zwangenburg, E., De Zutter, A., Nieuwkamp, R. & Van Koppen, P. J. (2021). Het dodelijke dienstwapen. Over bewijs van moord of zelfmoord. Den Haag: Boom criminologie. (ISBN: 978-6236-182-9).

Wang, J., Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., & Cheng, S. (2021). Self-referential False Associations: A Self-enhanced Constructive Effect for Verbal but Not Pictorial Stimuli. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Wang, J., Otgaar, H., Santtila, P., Shen, X., & Zhou, C. (2021). How Culture Shapes Constructive False Memory. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmac.2020.12.002

Wang, J., Smeets, T., Otgaar, H., & Howe, M. L. (2021). Manipulating Memory Associations Minimizes Avoidance Behavior. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 15, 746161. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2021.746161  

2020

Battista, F., Mangiulli, I., Curci, A., Herter, J., & Otgaar, H. (2020) The effects of repeated false denials and fabrication on memory. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 1-13.

Battista, F., Mangiulli, I., Curci, A., Riesthuis, P., & Otgaar, H. (2020) Can we believe in our own lies? In-Mind Magazine.

Battista, F., Otgaar, H., Lanciano, T., & Curci, A. (2020) Individual differences impact memory for a crime. A study on executive functions resources. Consciousness and Cognition, 84, 103000.

De Beuf, T. L. F., de Vogel, V., & de Ruiter, C. (2020). Adherence to Structured Risk Assessment Guidelines: Development and Preliminary Evaluation of an Adherence Scale for the START:AV. Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice, 20(5), 413–435.             doi:10.1080/24732850.2020.1756676


De Beuf, T. L. F., de Ruiter, C., & de Vogel, V. (2020). Staff Perceptions on the Implementation of Structured Risk Assessment with the START:AV: Identifying Barriers and Facilitators in a Residential Youth Care Setting. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 19(3), 297–314. doi:10.1080/14999013.2020.1756994

Deferme, D., & Otgaar, H. (2020). Onverjaarbaarheid bij ernstige seksuele misdrijven op minderjarigen: enkele kritische overwegingen. Nieuw Juridisch Weekblad.

Denault, V., Plusquellec, P., Jupe, L. M., St-Yves, M., Dunbar, N. E., Hartwig, M., ... & Otgaar, H. (2020). The analysis of nonverbal communication: The dangers of pseudoscience in security and justice contexts. Anuario de Psicología Jurídica.

Dormaels, A., Verwee I., Nieuwkamp, R., Van Remoortel F., & Jamaels E. (2020). Omgevingsanalyse en knelpuntennota rond de ontwikkeling van een toegankelijk ANPR-data platform voor lokale besturen. Brussel, België: Vias institute – Departement Veiligheid en Preventie. [intern document]

Erens, B., Otgaar, H., Patihis, L., & de Ruiter, C. (2020). Beliefs about children’s memory and child investigative interviewing practices: a survey in Dutch child protection professionals from ‘Safe Home’. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 546187.

Houben, S. T. L., Otgaar, H., & Roelofs, J. (2020) Psychological Myths as Therapeutic Instructions in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Journal of Psychology.

Houben, S. T. L., Otgaar, H., Roelofs, J., Merckelbach, H., Muris, P. (2020). The effects of eye movements and alternative dual tasks on the vividness and emotionality of negative autobiographical memories: A meta-analysis of laboratory studies. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 11(1), 2043808720907744

Houben, S. T. L., Otgaar, H., Roelofs, J., Smeets, T., Merckelbach, H. (2020). Increases of correct memories and spontaneous false memories due to eye movements when memories are retrieved after a time delay. Behaviour research and therapy, 125, 103546.

Howe, M. L., Otgaar, H. (2020). Theoretically important failures to reject the null hypothesis: introduction to a special section of Memory. Memory, 28(7), 837-838.

Kloft, L., Otgaar, H., Blokland, A., Monds, L., & Ramaekers, J. (2020). Hazy memories: cannabis vaping amplifies the creation of false memory. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 31(S1), S37-S38.

Kloft, L., Otgaar, H., Blokland, A., Monds, L. A., Toennes, S. W., Loftus, E. F., & Ramaekers, J. G. (2020). Cannabis increases susceptibility to false memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(9), 4585-4589.

Li, C., Wang, J., & Otgaar, H. (2020). Creating nonbelieved memories for bizarre actions using an imagination inflation procedure. Applied Cognitive Psychology.

Mangiulli, I., Otgaar, H., Curci, A., Jelicic, M. (2020). An experimental investigation of the misinformation effect in crime-related amnesia claims. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 34(5), 1092-1100.

Marr, C., Otgaar, H., Sauerland, M., Quaedflieg, C. W. E. M., & Hope, L. (2020). The Effects of Stress on Eyewitness Memory: A Survey of Memory Experts and Laypeople, Memory and Cognition, in press.

Merckelbach, H., Otgaar, H., & Lynn, S. J. (2020). Empirical Research on Fantasy Proneness and Its Correlates 2000-2018: A Meta-Analysis. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, in press.

Muris, P., & Otgaar, H. (2020). The process of science: A critical evaluation of more than 15 years of research on self-compassion with the Self-Compassion Scale. Mindfulness, 11(6), 1469-1482.

Muris, P., Otgaar, H., López, A., Kurtic, I., & van de Laar, I. (2020). The (non) Protective Role of Self-Compassion in Internalizing Symptoms: Two Empirical Studies in Adolescents Demonstrating Unwanted Effects of Using the Self-Compassion Scale Total Score. Mindfulness, 1-13.

Muris, P., Otgaar, H., Meesters, C., Papasileka, E., & Pineda, D. (2020). The Dark Triad and Honesty-Humility: A Preliminary Study on the Relations to Pornography Use. Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence, 5(1), 3.

Nieuwkamp, R., Slootmans, F. (2020). Statistisch rapport 2019. Handhaving: controle en sancties. Brussel, België: Vias institute – Kenniscentrum Verkeersveiligheid. [open access].

Otgaar, H. (2020). A Brief Reflection on Open Science. Psychological Research on Urban Society, 3(1), 1-5.

Otgaar, H., de Ruiter, C., Sumampouw, N., Erens, B., & Muris, P. (2020). Protecting Against Misinformation: Examining the Effect of Empirically Based Investigative Interviewing on Misinformation Reporting. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 1-11.

Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., Mangiulli, I., Bucken, C. (2020). The impact of false denials on forgetting and false memory. Cognition, 202, 104322.

Otgaar, H., Wang, J., Howe, M. L., Lilienfeld, S. O., Loftus, E. F., Lynn, S. J., Merckelbach, H., Patihis, L. (2020). Belief in unconscious repressed memory is widespread: A comment on Brewin, Li, Ntarantana, Unsworth, and McNeilis (2019). J Exp Psychol Gen, 149(10), 1996-2000.

Otgaar, H., Wang, J., Dodier, O., Howe, M. L., Lilienfeld, S.O., Loftus, E. F., Lynn, S. J., Merckelbach, H., Patihis, L. (2020). Skirting the issue: What does believing in repression mean? J Exp Psychol Gen, 149(10), 2005-2006.

Riesthuis, P., Bogaard, G., & Otgaar, H. (2020). De Man van 600 Moorden: Kunnen We in Onze Eigen Leugens Geloven? De Psycholoog, 11-16.

Riesthuis, P., Otgaar, H., Mangiulli, I., de Tauzia, R. (2020). Adopting a fictitious autobiography: fabrication inflation or deflation? Memory, 28(6), 741-752.

Sauerland, M., Otgaar, H., Maegherman, E., & Sagana, A. (2020). Allegiance Bias in Statement Reliability Evaluations Is Not Eliminated by Falsification Instructions. Zeitschrift für Psychologie.

Schinkus, L., Meesmann, U., Kluppels, L., & Nieuwkamp, R. (2020). De impact van sociale normen op onze verkeersveiligheid. Verkeersspecialist, 263, 14-16.

Schinkus, L., Meesmann, U., Kluppels, L., & Nieuwkamp, R. (2020). Impact van sociale normen op verkeersveiligheid. PreventFocus, 4, 8-10.

Sumampouw, N., Otgaar, H., de Ruiter, C. (2020). The Relevance of Certain Case Characteristics in the Successful Prosecution of Child Sexual Abuse Cases in Indonesia. Journal of child sexual Abuse.

van Helvoort, D., Stobbe, E., Benning, R., Otgaar, H., & van de Ven, V. (2020). Physical exploration of a virtual reality environment: Effects on spatiotemporal associative recognition of episodic memory. Memory & Cognition, 1-13.

van Helvoort, D., Otgaar, H., & Merckelbach, H. (2020). Worsening of Self-Reported Symptoms Through Suggestive Feedback. Clinical Psychological Science, 8(2), 359-365.

2019

Curci, A., Lanciano, T., Battista, F., Guaragno, S., & Ribatti, R. M. (2019). Accuracy, Confidence, and Experiential Criteria for Lie Detection Through a Videotaped Interview. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9.

Dodier, O., Melinder, A., Otgaar, H., Payoux, M., & Magnussen, S. (2019). Psychologists and Psychiatrists in Court: What do they know about Eyewitness Memory? A Comparison of Experts in Inquisitorial and Adversarial Legal Systems. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 34(3), 254-262.

Houben, S. T. L., Otgaar, H., Roelofs, J., & Merckelbach, H. (2019). EMDR and false memories: A response to Lee, de Jongh, and Hase (2018). Clinical Psychological Science, 7, 405-406.


Howe, M.L., & Otgaar, H. (2019). Towards a complete understanding of memory: Theoretically important failures to reject the null hypothesis. Memory, 27(2), 122-123. 


Howe, M.L., & Otgaar, H. (2019). Debunking the many myths of memory. Taylor & Francis.

Kloft, L., Otgaar, H., Blokland, A., Garbaciak, A., Monds, L. A., & Ramaekers, J. G. (2019). False memory formation in cannabis users: A field study. Psychopharmacology, 236(12), 3439-3450.

Mangiulli, I., Lanciano, T., Van Oorsouw, K., Jelicic, M., & Curci, A. (2019). Do reminders of the crime reverse the memory-undermining effect of simulating amnesia?. Memory & Cognition, 1-11.

Mangiulli, I., Van Oorsouw, K., Curci, A., & Jelicic, M. (2019). Retrieval-induced forgetting in the feigning amnesia for a crime paradigm. Frontiers in psychology, 10, 928.

Merckelbach, H., Dalsklev, M., van Helvoort, D., Boskovic, I., & Otgaar, H. (2018). Symptom self-reports are susceptible to misinformation. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 5(4), 384–397. 

Muris, P., Otgaar, H., Meesters, C., Heutz, A., & van den Hombergh, M. (2019). Self-compassion and Adolescents’ Positive and Negative Cognitive Reactions to Daily Life Problems. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28(5), 1433–1444.

Muris, P., Otgaar, H., & Pfattheicher, S. (2019). Stripping the forest from the rotten trees: Compassionate self-responding is a way of coping, but reduced uncompassionate self-responding mainly reflects psychopathology. Mindfulness, 10(2), 196-199. 

Nieuwkamp, R., Horselenberg, R., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2019). True and false alibis among prisoners and their detection by police detectives. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 25, 902-921. doi: 10.1080/13218719.2018.1482570 [open access]

Nieuwkamp, R., & Robert, L. (2019). Rechterlijke dwalingen, geen onschuldige materie. FATIK, 3, 23 – 28.


Nieuwkamp, R., & Silverans, P. (2019). De kerfstok van verkeersrecidivisten. Een bestudering van 92.000 recidivedossiers uit het Centraal Strafregister tussen 1995 en 2013. Brussel, België: Vias institute – Kenniscentrum Verkeersveiligheid. [open access]

Otgaar, H., Bücken, C., Bogaard, G., Wade, K. A., Hopwood, A. R., Scoboria, A., & Howe, M. L. (2019). Nonbelieved Memories in The False Memory Archive. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 8(4), 429–438.

Otgaar, H., Chan, J.C K., Calado, B., La Rooy, D. (2019). Immediate interviewing increases children's suggestibility in the short term, but not in the long term. Legal and Criminological psychology, 24(1), 24-40.​


Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., Muris, P., & Merckelbach, H. (2019). Associative activation as a mechanism underlying false memory formation. Clinical Psychological Science, 7(2), 191-195.


Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., Muris, P., & Merckelbach, H. (2019). Dealing with false memories in children and adults: Recommendations for the legal arena. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 6(1), 87–93.


Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Patihis, L., Merckelbach, H., Lynn, S.J., Lilienfeld, S.O., Loftus, E.F. (2019). The Return of the Repressed: The Persistent and Problematic Claims of Long-Forgotten Trauma. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 14(6), Art.No. UNSP 1745691619862306, 1072-1095.

Otgaar, H., La Rooy, D., Horselenberg, R., Hershkowitz, I., Ruiter, C., Blezer, L., Kidane, R., Kollau, R. (2019). Assessing the quality of child investigative interviewing in the Netherlands. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 33(5), 889–897.

Patihis, L., Otgaar, H., & Merckelbach, H. (2019). Expert Witnesses, Dissociative Amnesia, and Extraordinary Remembering: Response to Brand et al. Psychological Injury and Law, 12(3-4), 281–285.

Riesthuis, P., Otgaar, H., Wang, J. (2019). Differences between Bilinguals and Monolinguals in False Memory Production? A Look into the DRM Paradigm Using Contextual Details. Psychological Research on Urban Society, 2(2), 88-97.

Romeo, T., Otgaar, H., Smeets, T., Landstrom, S., & Boerboom, D. (2018). The impact of lying about a traumatic virtual reality experience on memory. Memory & Cognition, 47(3), 485–495.

Romeo, T., Otgaar, H., Smeets, T., Landström, S., & Jelicic, M. (2019). The memory‐impairing effects of simulated amnesia for a mock crime. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 33(6), 983–990.

Sauerland, M., Brackmann, N., & Otgaar, H. (2018). Rapport: Little effect on children’s, adolescents’, and adults’ statement quantity, accuracy, and suggestibility. Journal of Child Custody, 15(4), 268-285.

Sumampouw, N. E., Otgaar, H., La Rooy, D., & de Ruiter, C. (2019). The Quality of Forensic Child Interviewing in Child Sexual Abuse Cases in Indonesia. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 1-12. 


van Helvoort, D., Otgaar, H., & Merckelbach, H. (2020). Worsening of Self-Reported Symptoms Through Suggestive Feedback. Clinical Psychological Science, 8(2), 359-365.

van Impelen, A., Jelicic, M., Otgaar, H., Merckelbach, H. (2019). Detecting Feigned Cognitive Impairment With Schretlen's Malingering Scale Vocabulary and Abstraction Test. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 35(5), 712-724.

Wang, J., Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., & Zhou, C. (2019). A self-reference false memory effect in the DRM paradigm: Evidence from Eastern and Western samples. Memory & Cognition, 47, 76-86.


Wang, J., Otgaar, H., Smeets, T, Howe,

M. L., & Zhou, C. (2019). Manipulating memory associations changes decision-making preferences in a preconditioning task. Consciousness and Cognition, 69, 103-112.

2018


Calado, B., Otgaar, H., Luke, T. J., & Landström (2018). Remembering what never occurred? Children's false memories for repeated experiences. InMind, 37.

Calado, B., Otgaar, H., & Muris, P. (2018). Are children better witnesses than adolescents? Developmental trends in different false memory paradigms. Journal of Child Custody, 15(4), 330-348.

Houben, S. T. L., Otgaar, H., Roelofs, J., & Merckelbach, H. (2018). Lateral eye movements increase false memory ratesClinical Psychological Science, 6, 610-616. 


Mangiulli, I., van Oorsouw, K., Curci, A., Merckelbach, H., & Jelicic, M. (2018). Feigning Amnesia Moderately Impairs Memory for a Mock Crime Video. Frontiers in psychology, 9:625.


Mangiulli, I., Lanciano, T., Jelicic, M., van Oorsouw, K., Battista, F., & Curci, A. (2018). Can implicit measures detect source information in crime-related amnesia?. Memory, 26, 1019-1029.


Merckelbach, H., Houben, S.T.L., Dandachi-Fitzgerald, Otgaar, H., & Roelofs, J. (2018). Als psychotherapie faalt [When psychotherapy fails]. De Psycholoog, 10, 10-21.

Muris, P., van der Broek, M., Otgaar, H., Oudenhoven, I., & Lennartz, J. (2018). Good and bad sides of self-compassion: A face validity check of the Self-Compassion Scale and an investigation of its relations to coping and emotional symptoms in non-clinical adolescents. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 2411-2421.

Nieuwkamp, R. (2018). Where I was and how I will prove it. On the believability of alibis. Enschede,


Nieuwkamp, R., Schoeters, A., & Silverans, P. (2018). Themadossier verkeersveiligheid: fietsers. Brussel, België: Vias institute – Kenniscentrum Verkeersveiligheid. [open access]


Otgaar, H. (2018). Zelfbeheersing kost toch geen moeite. Skepter.


Otgaar, H., & Baker, A. (2018). When lying changes memory for the truth. Memory, 26, 2-14.


Otgaar, H., Houben, S. T. L., & Howe, M.L. (2018). Methods of studying false memory. In B.L. Schwartz & H. Otani (Eds.). Research methods in human memory research.

Otgaar, H., & Howe, M.L. (2019). When children’s testimonies are used as evidence: How children’s accounts may impact child custodial decisions. Journal of Child Custody, 15(4), 263-267.

Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Merckelbach, H., & Muris, P. (2018). Who is the better eyewitness? Sometimes children but at other times adults. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 27, 378-385.


Otgaar, H., Wang, J., Fränken, J., & Howe, M.L. (2018). Believing does not equal remembering: The effects of social feedback and objective evidence on belief in occurrence, belief in accuracy, and recollection. Acta Psychologica, 191, 271-280.


Otgaar, H., Romeo, T., Ramakers, N., & Howe, M.L. (2018). Forgetting having denied: The “amnesic” consequences of denial. Memory & Cognition, 46, 520-529.


Romeo, T., Otgaar, H., & Landström, S. (2018). Coping with sexual abuse. Psychological Research on Urban Society.


Scoboria, A., Otgaar, H., & Mazzoni, G. (2018). Defending and reducing belief in memories: An experimental laboratory analogue. Memory & Cognition.

Silverans, P., Nieuwkamp, R., & Van Den Berghe, W. (2018). Verwacht effect van puntensystemen en andere maatregelen tegen recidive. Brussel, België: Vias institute – Kenniscentrum Verkeersveiligheid. [open access]


Van Impelen, A., Jelicic, M., Otgaar, H., & Merckelbach, H. (2018). Detecting feigned cognitive impairment with Schretlen’s Malingering Scale Vocabulary and Abstraction Test. European Journal of Psychological Assessment.


Vredeveldt, A., Otgaar, H., Merckelbach, H., & van Koppen, P. (2018). Het Rechtspsychologisch Deskundigenrapport. Expertise & Recht.


Wang, J., Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., Lippe, F., & Smeets, T. (2018). The nature and consequences of false memories for visual stimuli. Journal of Memory and Language,101, 124-135.



Wang, J., Otgaar, H., Smeets, T., Howe, M. L., Merckelbach, H., & Zhou, C. (2018). Consequences of false memories in eyewitness testimony: A review and implications for Chinese legal practice. Psychological Research on Urban Society, 1, 12-25.

2017

Alberts, H., Otgaar, H., & Kalagi, J. (2017). Minding the source: The impact of mindfulness on source monitoring. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 22, 302-313.

Brackmann, N., Otgaar, H., Sauerland, M. & Roos af Hjlemsater, E. (2017). Testing a new approach to improve recall in different ages: Providing witnesses with a model statement. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 3, 131-142.

De Ruiter, C., & Otgaar, H. (2017). Moedige Griet op de Beeck verdient lof. Trouw.


Merckelbach, H., & Otgaar, H. (2017. De duizend – of tweeduizend? – onschuldigen van Derksen. Nederlands Juristenblad, 7, 450-453.


Merckelbach, H., & Otgaar, H. (2017). Merckelbach en Otgaar antwoorden. Nederlands Juristenblad, 17, 808-809.


Muris, P., Merkelbach, H., Otgaar, H., & Meijer, E.H. (2017). The malevolent side of human nature: A meta-analysis and critical review of the literature on the Drak Triad (narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, 183-204.

Nieuwkamp, R., Horselenberg, R., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2017). The illusion of the perfect alibi: Establishing the base rate of non-offenders’ alibis. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 14, 23-42. doi:10.1002/jip.1470 [open access].

Nieuwkamp, R., Martensen, H., & Meesmann, U. (2017). Synopsis on alcohol interlock. European Road Safety Decision Support System, developed by the H2020 project SafetyCube [open access].

Nieuwkamp, R., Slootmans, F., & Silverans, P. (2017). Verkeersrecidivisten nader bekeken. Verkenning op basis van een steekproef van gerechtelijke dossiers uit Mechelen en Leuven. Brussel, België: Vias institute – Kenniscentrum Verkeersveiligheid. [open access].

Otgaar, H., Muris, P., Howe, M.L., & Merckelbach, H. (2017). What drives false memories in psychopathology? A case for associative activation. Clinical Psychological Science, 5, 1048-1069.


Otgaar, H., Howe, M., & Muris, P. (2017). Maltreatment increases spontaneous false memories but decreases suggestion-induced false memories in children. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 35, 376-391.


Otgaar, H., Moldoveany, G., Wang, J., & Howe, M.L. (in press). Exploring the consequences of nonbelieved memories in the DRM paradigm. Memory.


Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Helvoort, D., & Brackmann, N. (in press). Eliminating age differences in suggestibility and memory conformity effects. Developmental Psychology.


Otgaar, H., De Ruiter, C., Howe, M.L., Hoetmer, L., & Van Reekum, P. (in press). A case study concerning children’s false memories of abuse: Recommendations regarding expert witness work. Psychiatry, Psychology, and Law.


Otgaar, H., Merckelbach, H., Jelicic, M., & Smeets, T. (2017). The potential for false memories is bigger than Brewin and Andrews suggest. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 31, 24-25.


Otgaar, H., & Howe, M.L. (2017). How to know what’s true in the courtroom? Problems with deception, lies, and false memories. Oxford University Press.


Otgaar, H., & Howe, M.L. (2017). When spontaneous statements can not be trusted: False memories in children and adults. In H. Otgaar & M.L. Howe (Eds.). How to know what’s true in the courtroom? Problems with deception, lies, and false memories. Oxford University Press.


Otgaar, H., & Howe, M.L. (2017). False memories, lies, and malingering in the legal arena. In H. Otgaar & M.L. Howe (Eds.). How to know what’s true in the courtroom? Problems with deception, lies, and false memories. Oxford University Press.


Otgaar, H., & Howe, M.L. (2017). Spontaneous false memories in the legal arena. In H. Otgaar & M.L. Howe (Eds.). How to know what’s true in the courtroom? Problems with deception, lies, and false memories. Oxford University Press.


Otgaar, H., Scoboria, A., & Mazzoni, G. (2017). Theoretical and applied issues related to autobiographical belief and recollection. Memory, 25, 865- 868.

Sauerland, M., Krix, A.C., Otgaar, H., & Merckelbach, H. (2017). “Ik weet het zeker, meneer de agent!” Waarom subjectieve zekerheid iets zegt over de accuraatheid van een ooggetuigenidentificatie. Expertise & Recht, 5, 198-205.


Smeets, T., Merckelbach, H., Jelicic, M., & Otgaar, H. (2017). Dangerously neglecting courtroom realities. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 31, 26- 27.


Van de Ven, V., Otgaar, H., & Howe, M.L. (2017). A neurobiological account of false memories. In H. Otgaar & M.L. Howe (Eds.). How to know what’s true in the courtroom? Problems with deception, lies, and false memories. Oxford University Press.

Van Koppen, M. V., & Nieuwkamp, R. (2017). Alibi’s. In P. J. van Koppen, J. W. de Keijser, R. Horselenberg & M. Jelicic (Eds.), Routes van het Recht: Over de Rechtspsychologie (pp. 249-260). Den Haag: Boom Juridisch.

Wang, J., Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Smeets, T., Merckelbach, H., & Nahouli, Z. (2017). Undermining belief in false memories leads to less efficient problem-solving. Memory, 25, 910-921.

2016

Brackmann, N., Otgaar, H., Sauerland, M., & Howe, M.L. (2016). The effect of testing on the formation of children’s and adults’ false memories. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30, 785-794.


Brackmann, N., Otgaar, H., Sauerland, M., & Jelicic, M. (2016). When children are the least vulnerable to false memories: A true report or a case of autosuggestion? Journal of Forensic Sciences, 61, S271 S275.


Hagger, M.S., Chatzisarantis, N.L.D. Alberts, H., …Otgaar, H.,… Zwienenberg, M. (2016). A multi-lab pre-registered replication of the ego depletion effect. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11, 546-573. ​


Muris, P., Otgaar, H., & Petrocchi, N. (2016). Protection as the mirror image of psychopathology: Further critical notes on the Self-Compassion Scale. Mindfulness, 7, 787-790.

Nieuwkamp, R., Horselenberg, R., & Van Koppen, P. J. (2016). A lie and a mistress: On increasing the believability of your alibi. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 23, 733- 745. doi:10.1080/13218719.2016.1142934 [open access] Gildeprint (ISBN: 978-94-6233-870-8)

Nieuwkamp, R., & Meesmann, U. (2016). Meer controle nodig op rijden onder invloed van alcohol. Overzicht van de resultaten inzake handhaving uit de ESRA-bevraging 2015. Verkeersspecialist, 232, 8-12.


Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Smeets, T., & Wang, J. (2016). Denial-induced forgetting: False denials undermine memory, but external denials undermine belief. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 5, 168-175.


Otgaar, H., Scoboria, A., Howe, M.L., Moldoveanu, G,. & Smeets, T. (2016). Challenging memories in children and adults using an imagination inflation procedure. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 3, 270-283.


Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Brackmann, N., & Wang, J. (2016). When children are the worst and best eyewitnesses: Factors behind the development of false memory. Edited by R. Nash & J.Ost. Current issues in memory. Psychology Press.


Otgaar, H., Van Ransem, R., Pauw, C., & Horselenberg, R. (2016). Improving children’s interviewing methods? The effects of drawing and practice on children’s memories for an event. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 31, 279-287.


Otgaar, H., Cleere, C., Merckelbach, H.,  Peters, M., Jelicic, M., & Lynn, S.J. (2016). On the alleged memory undermining effects of daydreaming. Consciousness & Cognition, 39, 8-17.


Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Brackmann, N., & Smeets, T. (2016). The malleability of developmental trends in neutral and negative memory illusions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 31-55.


Otgaar, H., & Merckelbach, H. (2016). Praten kan wel kwaad: waar is de bijsluiter? PsychoPraktijk, 8, 10-11.


Sauerland, M., Raymaekers, L.H.C, Otgaar, H., Memon, A., Waltjen, T., Nivo, M., Slegers, C., Broers, N., & Smeets, T. (2016). Stress, stress-induced cortical responses, and eyewitness identification performance. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 34, 580-594.


Van Can, S., Dodier, O., Otgaar, H., & Verkampt, F. (2016). The benefits of multiple recollection strategies on adolescents’ testimonies: Quality versus within-statement consistency? Journal of Forensic Practice, 18, 118-130.


Van de Ven, V., Otgaar, H., & Howe, M.L. (in press). A neurobiological account of false memories. In H. Otgaar & M.L. Howe (Eds.). How to know what’s true in the courtroom? Problems with deception, lies, and false memories. Oxford University Press.

2015

Nieuwkamp, R. (2015). De geloofwaardigheid van alibi's. Strafblad, 5, 428-434.

Otgaar, H., Howe, M.L., Clark, A., Wang, J., & Merckelbach, H. (2015). What if you went to the police and accused your uncle of abuse? Misunderstanding concerning the benefits of memory distortion: A commentary on Fernandez (2015). Consciousness and Cognition, 33, 286-290.

Wang, J., Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., Smeets, T., & Merckelbach, H. (2015). Nonbelieved memories: about what will occur when you do not believe in your memories. In-Mind Magazine, 11.

2014

Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., Memon, A, & Wang, J. (2014). The development of differential mnemonic effects of false denials and forced confabulations. Behavioral Science & The Law, 32, 718-731.