Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom by Eugene Borgida,Susan T. Fiske

By Eugene Borgida,Susan T. Fiske

Beyond universal Sense addresses the numerous vital and arguable matters that come up from using mental and social technology within the court docket. each one bankruptcy identifies parts of clinical contract and war of words, and discusses how mental technological know-how advances our figuring out of human habit past good judgment.

  • Features unique chapters written through a number of the prime specialists within the box of psychology and legislation together with Elizabeth Loftus, Saul Kassin, Faye Crosby, Alice Eagly, Gary Wells, Louise Fitzgerald, Craig Anderson, and Phoebe Ellsworth
  • The 14 concerns addressed contain eyewitness identity, gender stereotypes, repressed thoughts, Affirmative motion and the demise penalty
  • Commentaries written by way of prime social technological know-how and legislation students talk about key criminal and medical issues that emerge from the technology chapters and illustrate how mental technological know-how is or can be utilized within the courts

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