Forensic Psychology, Psychology

Do techniques for generating suspects contaminate procedures for identifying perpetrators?

First published on the Harm & Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC) website by Graham Pike and Jim Turner, The Open University. There is considerable evidence that mistaken identification by an eyewitness is the leading cause of miscarriages of justice. For example, research done by The Innocence Project, has found that eyewitness misidentification plays a role in more than 70% of overturned convictions… Continue reading Do techniques for generating suspects contaminate procedures for identifying perpetrators?

Advertisements
CUSP, Psychology, Social Psychology

Emergence: A CuSP Meeting in Collaboration with UEL

CUSP Seminar on 29th March 2019 - sign up here. Despite being a major theme across the sciences, emergence itself has not been a central concept in social psychological theory. This is surprising given how important the concept was within the social psychology of one of the discipline’s founders, G.H.Mead. Mead (1932/1980, p.23) defined emergence as… Continue reading Emergence: A CuSP Meeting in Collaboration with UEL

Psychology, Social Psychology

You Women’s Digital Lives event

Abigail Locke, Charlie Dann, Lisa Lazard, Rose Capdevila and Sandra Roper are holding a one day event on "Young Women's Digital Lives" (as part of a BPS Seminar Series "Locating gendered relationships in digital space") at The Open University in Camden on Monday the 25th of March 2019. Speakers include Dr Beth Bell (York St John University), Prof Ros Gill, and… Continue reading You Women’s Digital Lives event