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Forensic Experts May Be Biased By the Side That Retains Them

Though forensic psychologists are ethically bound to be impartial in the courtroom, new research suggests that their evaluations may be influenced by whichever side hands over the paycheck. ... More>


People Judge Intentional Harms More Severely, Study Finds


Intent to Harm: Willful Acts Seem More Damaging

People significantly overestimate the monetary cost of intentional harm, even when they are given a financial incentive to be accurate. ... More>


Three Men, Three Ages. Which Do You Like?


Nicholas Scurich

University of California, Irvine http://socialecology.uci.edu/faculty/nscurich What does your research focus on? Broadly speaking, I study psychology and law. The general theme of my research is judgment and decision making in […]... More>