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Description - Research Methods in Forensic Psychology by Barry Rosenfeld

The only professional resource to focus exclusively on research methods in forensic psychology With specific advice on topics of particular importance to forensic specialists, Research Methods in Forensic Psychology presents state-of-the-discipline summaries of the issues that relate to psychology and law research. Edited by renowned experts in the field, this resource features contributions by leading scholars in forensic psychology and law, with discussion of relevant topics such as: * Meta-analysis * Jury decision making * Internet-based data collection * Legal research techniques for the social scientist * Offender treatment * Competence to stand trial * Criminal profiling * False confessions and interrogations * Trial-related psycho-legal issues * Accuracy of eyewitnesses and children * Violence risk assessment This comprehensive guide is designed for a wide range of scholars and legal professionals, presenting a succinct overview of the field of psychology and law as viewed by some of the world's foremost experts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470249826
ISBN-10: 047024982X
Format: Hardback
(252mm x 185mm x 42mm)
Pages: 552
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 6-May-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Barry Rosenfeld

Barry Rosenfeld, PhD, ABPP , is a Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at Fordham University. He has more than 100 publications on a wide range of clinical-forensic topics. In addition, he has authored or coauthored several articles and book chapters on research methodology in forensic psychology. He serves on the editorial board of several prominent journals. Steven D. Penrod, JD, PhD , is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. A researcher with twenty-five years of nearly continuous research support from the National Science Foundation, he has written over 120 publications on the psychology of legal decision making, focused especially on juries and eyewitness evidence.

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