Forensic and Legal Psychology by Mark CostanzoUsing research in clinical, cognitive, developmental, and social psychology, Forensic and Legal Psychology shows how psychological science can enhance the gathering and presentation of evidence, improve legal decision-making, prevent crime, rehabilitate criminals, and promote justice. Although the emphasis is on psychological research, the textbook makes extensive use of actual cases and real trials to engage students and to illustrate the relevance of research findings. Written in a clear, student-friendly style, Forensic and Legal Psychology is designed for both the psychology and law AND forensic psychology class.
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Forensic and Legal Psychology Psychological Science Applied to Law, 2nd Edition
ISBN 13: 9781464138904
Examples of the legal system in action connect how research and theory affects your comprehension of suspects, criminals, police officers, victims, lawyers, witness, judges, and jurors. Read online or offline with all the highlighting and notetaking tools you need to be successful in this course. Mark Costanzo received his Ph. He has published research on a variety of law-related topics including police interrogations, false confessions, jury decision-making, sexual harassment, attorney argumentation, alternative dispute resolution, and the death penalty. He has also published research in the areas of nonverbal communication, teaching techniques, and energy conservation. Professor Costanzo has served as a consultant or expert witness for more than 80 criminal cases. Daniel Krauss completed a joint degree program in psychology and law at the University of Arizona, receiving his J.
Costanzo and Krauss show students how psychological science can be used to enhance the gathering of evidence, improve legal decision making, reduce crime, and promote justice. With the integration of fascinating real trials, cases and other examples of the legal system in action, the authors illu With the integration of fascinating real trials, cases and other examples of the legal system in action, the authors illustrate how research and theory can deepen our understanding of suspects, criminals, police officers, victims, lawyers, witnesses, judges, and jurors. Costanzo and Krauss accessibly illustrate the relevance of key research findings in social, cognitive, clinical, and developmental psychology to virtually every aspect of the legal system psychologists have studied. The increasingly important area of forensic identification DNA, fingerprints, and other types of physical trace evidence.
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Using research in clinical, cognitive, developmental, and social psychology, Forensic and Legal Psychology shows how psychological science can enhance the.
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