9781405145732-1405145730-Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom

Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom

ISBN-13: 9781405145732
ISBN-10: 1405145730
Edition: 1
Publication date: 2007
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Hardcover 448 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781405145732
ISBN-10: 1405145730
Edition: 1
Publication date: 2007
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Hardcover 448 pages

Summary

Acknowledged author wrote Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom comprising 448 pages back in 2007. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1405145730 and 9781405145732. Since then Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Beyond Common Sense addresses the many important and controversial issues that arise from the use of psychological and social science in the courtroom. Each chapter identifies areas of scientific agreement and disagreement, and discusses how psychological science advances our understanding of human behavior beyond common sense.

  • Features original chapters written by some of the leading experts in the field of psychology and law including Elizabeth Loftus, Saul Kassin, Faye Crosby, Alice Eagly, Gary Wells, Louise Fitzgerald, Craig Anderson, and Phoebe Ellsworth
  • The 14 issues addressed include eyewitness identification, gender stereotypes, repressed memories, Affirmative Action and the death penalty
  • Commentaries written by leading social science and law scholars discuss key legal and scientific themes that emerge from the science chapters and illustrate how psychological science is or can be used in the courts
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