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Fighting Crime, One License Plate at a Time?

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst investigate the possibility that license plates including symbols are more memorable and easier for police to track down. ... More>


Observation

APS Convention Program Brings Science to the Courtroom

A cross-cutting theme program at the 2015 APS Annual Convention will explore how psychological scientists can help improve our legal and criminal systems. ... More>


Remembering a Crime That You Didn’t Commit


People Can Be Convinced They Committed a Crime That Never Happened

Researchers show that innocent adults can be convinced, over the course of a few hours, they had perpetrated crimes as serious as assault with a weapon in their teenage years. ... More>


Framed by forensics