Portrait of Jacky Claydon

Jacky Claydon

Postgraduate Researcher
Associate Lecturer


Jacky is a postgraduate researcher and associate lecturer in the School of Psychology

Research interests

  • Forensic expertise
  • Face matching
  • Fingerprint comparison
  • Eye movements during forensic comparison

Jacky's research interests are in the study of the cognitive processes of forensic experts. In particular, she is interested in the ways in which police facial examiners and fingerprint analysts process images during forensic comparison and the criteria they use to decide whether the images relate to the same person or two different people. The aim of her PhD is to produce a psychological model of expert performance and to provide an empirical basis for improving accuracy in forensic comparison tasks.




Graduate Teaching Scholarship (GTA) School of Psychology, University of Kent

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