Events, Forensic Psychology

A seminar on Forensic Cognition Research

The HERC Research Centre is hosting a seminar on Forensic Cognition Research in London on Wednesday 5th February from 15.30 to 17.30. Speakers will present on the investigation of County Lines drug crimes, police legitimacy, and impaired attentional control. If you would like to attend please register via the HERC website:- http://www.open.ac.uk/researchcentres/herc/events/forensic-cognition-research-group-seminar-series-2 Speakers at the… Continue reading A seminar on Forensic Cognition Research

Forensic Psychology, Psychology

Police photo lineups: how background colours can skew eye witness identification

Our Catriona Havard has a piece published in The Conversation today on police photo lineups: Identification parades can be powerful evidence in securing convictions in criminal cases. But eyewitness evidence is notoriously prone to errors – and organisations such as the Innocent Project have found out that 70% of wrongful convictions that were later exonerated had verdicts based on… Continue reading Police photo lineups: how background colours can skew eye witness identification