Providing easy access to empirical information on important issues.
This factbook is an excellent resource for anyone interested in psychology and law. It provides the reader with a series of... More > empirically based articles that present a quick and accessible overview of a wide variety of topics.
The articles in this book are intended for distribution as handouts, and represent an excellent textbook supplement for introductory psychology and law courses. This text is also extremely useful for professionals or laypeople who are in contact with offenders, victims, corrections, or the legal system in any way.
Topics covered by this book include criminal profiling, eyewitnesses, sex offenders, deception detection, victims of crime, false confessions, forensic neuropsychology, the insanity defense, psychopathy, and many other forensic topics.
All articles in this book are peer-reviewed and written by graduate students conducting research in the area.< Less