Psychology and Law
Formerly: PSYC 380
Consideration of the contributions of psychological theory and research to the understanding of crime investigation, courtroom dynamics, and the legal system. Specific topics will vary from year to year but may include eyewitness testimony, police practices, judge and jury decision making, lie detection and confessions, expert testimony. Topics will be discussed from the perspectives of social and cognitive psychology.
- Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 431I, PSYC 380.
Pre- or Co-requisites: