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Wrongful Convictions Can Be Reduced Through Science, But Tradeoffs Exist

Many of the wrongful convictions identified in a report this week hinged on a misidentified culprit -- and a new report in a top journal on psychological science reveals the paradox of reforms in eyewitness identification procedure. In our efforts to make sure that good guys don’t get locked up, we could let more bad guys go. ... More>

Police photo lineups challenged after series of wrongful convictions

Unintentional Biases in the Courtroom: Is Time a Factor?

My name is Alyna Ohanmamooreni from Florida State University and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC.... More>

Law and Disorder: The Psychology of False Confessions

At 9:45 PM on November 10, 1984, 16-year-old Theresa Fusco finished up her shift at the roller skating rink in the Long Island village of Lynbrook. She never made it […]... More>

Aaron Kay

Duke University, USA What does your research focus on? My research focuses on the relation between motivation, implicit social cognition, and broad societal issues. I have a particular interest […]... More>