Experimental Psychology and Law - PSYC7403

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Psychology

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Pre: Restricted to programs 1400, 1405 and 8257

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Examination of contributions to the application of forensic psychology in different settings that come from theory and research in social and experimental psychology and allied fields. Topics may include eyewitness identification, jury selection, lie detection, use of hypnosis, trial advocacy tactics, individual and jury decision making, laypersons' perceptions of insanity, judges instructions, the effects of the media, to name a few.
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