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Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Brian L. Cutler (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This book provides a contemporary review of empirical and legal issues surrounding expert psychological testimony on eyewitness identification. The chapters address a variety of topics, including the ... More


Afterword

Brian L. Cutler

in Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.003.012
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The Afterword summarizes the book's main aims and usefulness. This book has reviewed a substantial number of factors associated with expert psychological testimony on eyewitness identification. It ... More


Expert Evidence and Criminal Justice

Mike Redmayne

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198267805
eISBN:
9780191714856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267805.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

As an increasing range of expert evidence becomes available to it, the criminal justice system must answer a series of challenging questions: should experts be permitted to give evidence on the ... More


The Prosecutor’s Perspective on Eyewitness Experts in the Courtroom

Patricia J. Bailey and Sheri H. Mecklenburg

in Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.003.010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter discusses the admissibility of eyewitness expert testimony under Daubert standards. It explores the scientific reliability of the laboratory experiments underlying eyewitness expert ... More


Limitations of Expert Psychology Testimony on Eyewitness Identification

Heather D. Flowe, Kristin M. Finklea, and Ebbe B. Ebbesen

in Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.003.009
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines the limitations of psychological testimony on eyewitness identification. In generalizing from laboratory research to actual cases, consideration must be given to several issues, ... More


Discursive and Non‐Discursive Thought

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

in Plotinus on Intellect

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199281701
eISBN:
9780191713088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281701.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this chapter the relationship between non‐discursive and discursive thought is addressed. It is argued that non‐discursive thought has a multiple object and is nevertheless not propositional. The ... More


Neither Eyewitnesses, Nor Windows to the Past, but Valuable Testimony in its Own Right: Remarks on Iconography, Source Criticism and Ancient Data-processing

CHRISTOPH UEHLINGER

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the potential use of visual sources, together with the methods employed for studying them, such as iconography or iconology, for the history of ‘ancient Israel’. It describes ... More


Historians of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

James Howard‐Johnston

in Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199208593
eISBN:
9780191594182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208593.003.00014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Some general features of Christian historical writing dating from the seventh and later centuries are picked out, above all the turning away from history as a branch of literature and a more resolute ... More


Varieties of False Memory

C. J. Brainerd and V. F. Reyna

in The Science of False Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154054
eISBN:
9780199868384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154054.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes nine modern paradigms, in their approximate order of historical appearance in the literature, and sketches some false-memory effects that are identified with each. List recall, ... More


False Memory in Criminal Investigation

C. J. Brainerd and V. F. Reyna

in The Science of False Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154054
eISBN:
9780199868384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154054.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines false-memory phenomena in adult witness interviews and in eyewitness identification of suspects. The chapter is divided into two sections. The first section contains examples of ... More


Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Jodi Quas and Robyn Fivush (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The question of how well children recall and can discuss emotional experiences is one with numerous theoretical and applied implications. Theoretically, the role of emotions generally and emotional ... More


Expert Psychology Testimony on Eyewitness Identification: A Matter of Common Sense?

J. Don Read and Sarah L. Desmarais

in Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.003.006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

A review of the methods and outcomes of techniques used to assess levels of lay knowledge concerning the impact of various eyewitness factors on eyewitness identification. The results for thirty ... More


Expert Psychology Testimony on Eyewitness Identification: Consensus Among Experts?

Harmon M. Hosch, Kevin W. Jolly, Larissa A. Schmersal, and Brooke A. Smith

in Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.003.007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

A criterion a judge uses to decide whether to admit expert psychology testimony in a court of law will be whether there is a consensus among experts as to the facts of the testimony the expert will ... More


The Influence of Eyewitness Expert Testimony on Jurors’ Beliefs and Judgments

Michael R. Leippe and Donna Eisenstadt

in Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.003.008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines the influence of eyewitness expert testimony on jurors' beliefs and judgments in trials that include eyewitnesses. Most surveys indicate that prospective jurors overly believe ... More


The Witness of Psychology

C. A. J. Coady

in Testimony: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198235514
eISBN:
9780191597220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235518.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Psychologists have long been worried about the reliability of ‘eyewitness’ testimony, and have drawn lessons from their empirical studies for the procedures of criminal investigation and legal ... More


Hume's Abject Failure: The Argument Against Miracles

John Earman

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195127386
eISBN:
9780199869190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195127382.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Hume's famous essay on miracles is set in the context of the larger debate that was taking place in the eighteenth century about the nature of miracles and the ability of eyewitness testimony to ... More


Inconsistencies between Law and the Limits of Human Cognition: The Case of Eyewitness Identification

Deborah Davis and Elizabeth F. Loftus

in Memory and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199920754
eISBN:
9780199950133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

This chapter considers the issue of whether the legal system assumes greater accuracy in the production and assessment of eyewitness identifications than the limits of cognition reasonably permit. It ... More


Lineup Procedures in Eyewitness Identification

Scott D. Gronlund, Charles A. Goodsell, and Shannon M. Andersen

in Memory and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199920754
eISBN:
9780199950133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

Faulty eyewitness identification is a leading reason that innocent people are convicted and incarcerated. Wells (1978) introduced a distinction between two sets of variables that affect the accuracy ... More


The Curious Complexity between Confidence and Accuracy in Reports from Memory

Henry L. Roediger III, John H. Wixted, and K. Andrew Desoto

in Memory and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199920754
eISBN:
9780199950133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

The reliability of confident eyewitness evidence is critical for the legal system, but conflicting evidence exists on the relation of confidence and accuracy in reports from memory. This chapter ... More


Evidentiary Independence: How Evidence Collected Early in an Investigation Influences the Collection and Interpretation of Additional Evidence

Lisa E. Hasel

in Memory and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199920754
eISBN:
9780199950133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

Evidence collected early in a criminal investigation has been shown to affect the decisions made by criminal investigators, forensic scientists, and witnesses to a crime. The early evidence can spark ... More


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