Research

  1. Orbach, Y., Hershkowitz, I., Lamb, M. E., Sternberg, K. J., Esplin, P. W., & Horowitz, D. Assessing the value of structured protocols for forensic interviews of alleged child abuse victims.  Child Abuse and Neglect, 2000, 24, 733‑752.
  2. Sternberg, K. J., Lamb, M. E., Davies, G. A., & Westcott, H. L.  The Memorandum of Good Practice: Theory versus application.  Child Abuse and Neglect, 2001, 25, 669‑681.
  3. Sternberg, K. J., Lamb, M. E., Orbach, Y., Esplin, P. W., & Mitchell, S.  Use of a structured investigative protocol enhances young children’s responses to free recall prompts in the course of forensic interviews.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 2001, 86, 997‑1005.
  4. Lamb, M. E., Sternberg, K. J., Orbach, Y., Esplin, P. W., & Mitchell, S.  Is ongoing feedback necessary to maintain the quality of investigative interviews with allegedly abused children?  Applied Developmental Science, 2002, 6, 35‑41.
  5. Lamb, M. E., Sternberg, K. J., Orbach, Y., Hershkowitz, I., Horowitz, D., & Esplin, P. W. The effects of intensive training and ongoing supervision on the quality of investigative interviews with alleged sex abuse victims.  Applied Developmental Science, 2002, 6, 114-125.
  6. Lamb, M. E., Sternberg, K. J., Orbach, Y., Esplin, P. W., Stewart, H., & Mitchell, S.  Age differences in young children’s responses to open-ended invitations in the course of forensic interviews.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2003, 71, 926-934.
  7. Hershkowitz, I., Fisher, S., Lamb, M. E., & Horowitz, D.  Improving credibility assessment in child sexual abuse allegations: The role of the NICHD Investigative Interview Protocol.  Child Abuse and Neglect, 2007, 31, 99-110.
  8. Hershkowitz, I., Lanes, O., & Lamb, M. E. Exploring the disclosure of child sexual abuse with alleged victims and their parents.  Child Abuse and Neglect, 31, 111-124.
  9. Lamb, M. E., Orbach, Y., Hershkowitz, I., Esplin, P. W., & Horowitz, D.  Structured forensic  interview protocols improve the quality and informativeness of investigative interviews with children: A review of research using the NICHD Investigative Interview Protocol. Child Abuse and Neglect, 2007, 31, 1201-1231.
  10. Cyr, M., & Lamb, M. E.  Assessing the effectiveness of the NICHD investigative interview Protocol when interviewing French-speaking alleged victims of child sexual abuse in Quebec. Child Abuse and Neglect, 2009, 33, 257-268.
  11. Lamb, M. E., Orbach, Y., Sternberg, K. J., Aldridge, J., Pearson, S., Stewart, H. L., Esplin, P. W., & Bowler, L. Use of a structured investigative protocol enhances the quality of investigative interviews with alleged victims of child sexual abuse in Britain.  Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2009, 23, 449-467.
  12. Pipe, M., Y. Orbach, M.Lamb, C. Abbott, and H. Stewart, Do Best Practice Interviews with Child Sexual Abuse Victims Influence Case Outcomes? (pdf, 123 pages), Final report for the National Institute of Justice, Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice, November 2008, NCJ 224524.
  13. Lyon, T., Lamb, M. E., & Myers, J. The value of the NICHD Protocol has been well established and recognized.  Letter to the Editor.  Child Abuse and Neglect, 2009, 33, 71-74.
  14. Lamb, M. E., & Malloy, L. C.  The NICHD Investigative Interview Protocol:  Looking back and moving forward. The Advocate, 2010, 33(1), 9-13.
  15. La Rooy, D., Katz, C., Malloy, L. C., & Lamb, M. E.  Do we need to rethink guidance on repeated interviews?  Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law, 2010, 16, 373-392.
  16. Naka, M. (2011). The effect of forensic interview training based on the NICHD structured protocol. Japanese Journal of Child Abuse and Neglect, 13, 316-325. (in Japanese)
  17. Naka, M. (2012). The effect of different ways of interviewing on children’s reports and subsequent memories of an eye-witnessed event. Japanese Journal of Psychology, 83, 303-313. (in Japanese)