Below are links to some cool forensic psychology stuff, with an emphasis on material from staff at The Open University.
- BBC Series, Eyewitness
- Test your eyewitness skills
- Memory and miscarriages of justice
- New technique to improve child witness evidence
- Improving line-up identifications using the mystery man procedure
- Identification evidence
- The ethics of studying witnesses
- How we wrote the Forensic Psychology MOOC
- How we wrote the Forensic Psychology MOOC part 2
Apps, widgets and MOOCs:
Online articles and blogs:
- I would build…schools instead of prisons
- Psychological drama: Writing fictional crime drama for a forensic psychology course
- Is technology making your attention span shorter than a goldfish’s?
- Realistic robot faces aren’t enough – we need emotion to put us at ease with androids
- How to improve identification evidence: Practitioner hits and academic false alarms
- Why do people confess to crimes they haven’t committed?
- Harmful evidence – wrongful conviction or suspicion on the basis of flawed eyewitness testimony
Websites and social media:
- Forensic Cognition FaceBook page
- Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative – OU pages
- Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative – Blog site
- Identifying famous E-FITs