Course: PSY 443. Advanced Inquiry in Legal Psychology (3)
Prerequisites: PSY 150 and either PSY 310, PSY 313, PSY 345, PSY 367, or PSY 369. Recommended Preparatory: PSY 321/L. Advanced examination of the relation between clinical, cognitive, developmental, and social psychology and the legal system. Topics covered include: eyewitness identification, interrogation and confession, deception detection, children’s testimony, and jury decision making. Includes student presentation of written and oral reports based on relevant topics from current literature, and intensive student-led discussions of selected research and application of theories from prerequisite courses. 3 hours lecture.