PSY 365 Law and Human Behavior

An introduction to the application of social science research methods and psychological knowledge to contemporary issues in legal psychology, including eyewitness testimony, scientific jury selection, lineup construction, juror decision making, the social scientist as expert witness, pretrial publicity, interrogation and confessions, race and the law, gender and the law. The course emphasizes the empirical side of legal psychology rather than clinical/forensic psychology.




PSY 110 or PSY 111. PSY 205, and PSY 210 or BNS 210 are recommended.