Forensic Psychology, Psychology and Law
Forensic psychology concerns crime scene investigations, profiling, and other applications of psychology to the solution of crimes. In contrast, the area called "Psychology and Law" encompasses a wide variety of ways in which psychology interacts with the legal system. For example, psychologists interested in psychology of law study witness selection, eyewitness identification, memory and false memory in courtroom testimony, prejudicial factors influencing courtroom deliberations, and similar issues.
- All-about-forensic-psychology.com: "A Free And Comprehensive Guide To The World Of Forensic Psychology"
- Careers in the Forensic Sciences FAQFrom forensic-science.com
- Covert Communication in Classrooms, Clinics, and Courtrooms Robert Rosenthal summarizes his work on expectancy and related effect. From the Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society) Distinguished Lectures/Special Topics Series
- Criminal Profiling ArchivesFascinating collection of material about "criminal profiling, forensic fraud, forensic misadventure, clearance rates, and false reports"
- David Willshire's Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry Links Online journals and other information
- Forensic Psychiatry and Medicine By Harold J. Bursztajn, M.D., Harvard Medical School
- Forensic Psychology Programs Reproduction of an APA brochure, here on Psych Web
- Forensic Science
- Landmark Cases in Psychiatry and the Law
- Psychology and CrimeYahoo discussion group on the topic
- So You Want to Be a Forensic Psychologist... Great, useful information
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