Nilda Karoğlu

Postgraduate Researcher


Nilda Karoğlu is a Postgraduate Researcher in the School of Psychology.

Thesis Title

Theory of Mind, sexual offending against children and cognitive distortions: An analysis of quantity and content in Theory of Mind

Key publications

  • Flowe, H. D., Colloff, M. F., Karoğlu, N., Zelek, K., Ryder, H., Humphries, J. E., Takarangi, M. K. T. (2017). The Effects of Alcohol Intoxication on Accuracy and the Confidence-Accuracy Relationship in Photographic Simultaneous Line-ups. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 31 (4): 379-391. doi: 10.1002/acp.3332.
  • Flowe, H. D., & Karoğlu, N (2014). Reforming eyewitness identification evidence. Criminal Justice & Law Weekly, 78 (44).
  • Flowe, H. D., Smith, H. M. J., Karoğlu, N., Onwuegbusi, T., & Rai, L. (2014). Configural and component processing in simultaneous and sequential lineup procedures. Memory. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2015.1004350

Research interests

Nilda's primary research interest focuses on sexual offending against children. Within this field, her current research explores the relationship between Theory of Mind and sexual offending, and the role of Theory of Mind in offence-supportive cognition. She is also interested in both eyewitness memory processes and identification accuracy from line ups.  


Academic activities

  • 2014- Applied Cognition Research Assistant, University of Leicester
  • 2015- Applied Cognition Research Assistant, University of Leicester
  • 2016- Applied Research Assistant, University of Leicester
  • 2015-2016 Attended steering group meetings of the ‘National working group to improve testimony in sexual assault cases with intoxicated victims’, and built a website for the group.



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