Audio mentioned in articles

Some of my articles include a link to this page, to allow readers to hear the audio for themselves. Please find the audio you want below. Please also note that this site now contains extensive information additional to the discussion in these articles, so do feel welcome to have a look around. Any questions or comments, don’t hesitate to get in contact.

Interpretation of a crisis call

Fraser, H., Stevenson, B., & Marks, T. (2011). Interpretation of a Crisis Call: Persistence of a primed perception of a disputed utterance. International Journal of Speech Language and the Law, 18(2), 261–292.

The full crisis call

Please be aware this is potentially distressing to listen to; it is a real person reporting a real murder.

Except including the crucial phrase

The crucial phrase in isolation

The pact experiments

Fraser, H. (2013). Hard-to-hear covert recordings used as evidence in criminal cases: Have we brought back police ‘verballing’? In K. Richards & J. Tauri (Eds.), Crime Justice and Social Democracy: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Volume 1 (pp. 67–76). Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology.

Fraser, H., & Stevenson, B. (2014). The power and persistence of contextual priming: more risks in using police transcripts to aid jurors’ perception of poor quality covert recordings. International Journal of Evidence and Proof, 18, 205–229.

One-minute extract (from 38-minute covert recording)

14-second extract (included in the above excerpt)

2.5-second extract (included in the above excerpt)