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

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?