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Forensic Psychology – Important Practices and Research

In this course, Professor David Canter (University of Liverpool) provides an introduction to the field of forensic psychology and some of the most important practices and areas of research associated with it ...

9 lectures

1:15:25

Prof. David Canter

Liverpool University

Psychology

Memory – Witness Memory and the Cognitive Interview

This course, by Prof. Becky Milne (University of Portsmouth) explores witness memory and the cognitive interview; a forensic interviewing technique used by police officers to improve the quantity and quality of information gathered from witnesses,...

5 lectures

0:53:10

Prof. Becky Milne

Portsmouth University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Criminality

In this course, Prof. Francis Pakes (University of Portsmouth) discusses some issues in Criminal Psychology. In module one, we think about Lombroso and the notion of the ‘born criminal’ before moving on, in module two, to discuss genetic ...

6 lectures

0:41:08

Prof. Francis Pakes

Portsmouth University

Psychology

Aggression – The Psychology of Aggression

In this course, Dr Claire Lawrence (University of Nottingham) discusses the psychology of aggression and aggressive behaviour. We begin, in module one, by thinking about the genetic basis for aggression, associated with the so-called ...

5 lectures

0:53:26

Dr Claire Lawrence

Nottingham University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Crime Investigation and Prevention

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores crime investigation and prevention. In the first lecture, we think about evidence collection and how an interview differs from an interrogation. In the second...

6 lectures

0:39:37

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Offender Profiling

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores offender profiling. In the first lecture, we think about the top down and bottom up approaches to profiling, and review a range of definitions of offender...

4 lectures

0:32:49

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Behavioural Explanations for Offending

In this course, Honorary Professor Dr Geraldine Akerman (Cardiff Metropolitan University) explores behavioural explanations for offending, contextualised in the experiences of a forensic psychologist working with people in prison and secure...

6 lectures

0:50:33

Dr Geraldine Akerman

Cardiff Met University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Cognitive Explanations for Offending

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores cognitive explanations for offending. In the first lecture, we think about Eysenck’s criminal personality theory, which separates personality measures into three...

4 lectures

0:34:23

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Evidence and Courtrooms

In this course, Professor Ciaran O’Keeffe walks through two vital parts of the legal system process – evidence collection and courtroom psychology. In the first lecture, we think about the range of biases that can arise in the collection and...

6 lectures

0:42:09

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Dealing with Offenders

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores how the judicial system deals with offenders, from both a punishment arm and a rehabilitation arm. In the first lecture, we think about dealing with offenders from...

4 lectures

0:33:25

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – A History of Psychological Practice

In this course, Dr Marc Williams (Cardiff University) explores the history of psychological practice, contextualised primarily around our understanding of mental health. In the first lecture, we think about how normality has been classified over...

4 lectures

0:38:26

Dr Marc Williams

Cardiff University

Psychology

Memory – Eye Witness Testimony

This course, by Dr Adam Charles Harvey (University of the West of England) explores factors which impact the accuracy of eye witness testimony. In the first lecture, we think about the factors which impact eye witness memory in the criminal...

6 lectures

1:09:27

Dr Adam Charles Harvey

University of the West of England

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