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
Check out this video to learn more about our Catriona Havard and her work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3a1v342kKc
Check out this video to learn more about our Zoe Walkington and her work: https://youtu.be/D3JOMmzCzaM
Last week (1 March 2018), over 200 police and academics from across the UK met to present and discuss research which can improve policing. Sadly the second day of the conference had to be cancelled due to the snow, but the first day went extremely well. The annual conference of the Society of Evidence Based… Continue reading New research showcased at major policing conference held at OU
OU psychologist Zoe Walkington and her team have put together a great interactive video on lie detection. You can watch a video of a number of people being interviewed and either lying - or telling the truth - about whether or not they stole some money. Then you get the chance to figure out which… Continue reading Detecting Deception: Can you spot a liar?