forensic

The role of an expert witness is not the exclusive province of any one area or branch of psychology; the need for expert advice and guidance may indeed involve a wide range of psychological research and practice. Yet it is fair to say that many psychologists are anxious about...

As a young detective with the Reykjavik Criminal Investigation Department, you once spent two days sifting through a rubbish dump looking for a murder weapon to verify a confession. Has your search for the truth been a lifelong quest?
Yes, it certainly...

I wake on the day of the assessment thinking already about going to the prison to assess a 15-year-old boy accused of murder.* Young people who are facing trial for such serious crimes have often lived through more conflict in their short lives than I have in mine. I already...

The provision of expert testimony by psychologists in legal proceedings can be traced back to the very beginnings of experimental psychology and its founder Wilhelm Wundt and his students. In 1896 Baron Albert von Schrenck-Notzing (1862–1929), a German psychiatrist who had...