How can psychology inform law and policing to help determine the accuracy of witnesses, victims and suspects?
This second edition of Psychology and Law: Truthfulness, Accuracy and Credibility is a substantially revised and exhaustive review of forensic research to do with credibility and the accuracy of evidence.
Throughout the book, Memon, Vrij and Bull use their renowned expertise to focus on the practical relevance of research in areas such as:
criminal appearance stereotyping
assessment of the reliability of eyewitness evidence
non-verbal characteristics and physiological correlates of deception
improving practice in interviewing witnesses, in particular children and vulnerable adults
the use of and the study of juries in different countries
Aimed primarily at students and researchers in psychology, criminology and law, this book will also appeal to professionals in law and police work.
Sequence Data Mining (Advances in Database Systems)
Sequences are an important type of data which occur frequently in many scientific,
medical, security, business and other applications. For example, DNA
sequences encode the genetic makeup of humans and all species, and protein
sequences describe the amino acid composition of proteins and encode
Intermediate Spanish For Dummies (Language & Literature) As someone who has surpassed the beginning level of Spanish, you consider yourself rather proficient in the language and want to discover more. So, here you are, eager to jump up to a higher level and perfect your skills. That’s fantastic! Whether you’re planning a trip, engaging in business with Spanish speakers, or are just a lover of... Getting Acquainted With Fractals The first instance of pre-computer fractals was noted by the French mathematician Gaston Julia. He wondered what a complex polynomial function would look like, such as the ones named after him (in the form of z2 + c, where c is a complex constant with real and imaginary parts). The idea behind this formula is that one takes the x and y coordinates...