The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Forensic Cognition: Theory, Research and Practice - SP847
Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module
|20 (10)||Alleyne Dr E K A|
The information below applies to the 2013-14 session
Method of assessment
- Gannon, Ward, Beech, & Fisher (Eds). Aggressive Offenders' Cognition: Theory, Research, and Practice. Chichester: Wiley.
- Ceci, S. J., & Bruck, M. (1999). Jeopardy in the Courtroom: A Scientific Analysis of Children's Testimony. APA.
- To provide students with an advanced understanding of forensic-related cognition for a wide range of offender and non-offender groups
- To provide students with an advanced understanding of socio-cognitive factors that may be relevant at different stages in the criminal justice process
- To provide students with an advanced understanding of the usefulness and applicability of various research methodologies used to investigate forensic-related cognition
- To provide students with the opportunity to critically evaluate forensic-related cognitive research in the laboratory, field settings, and in court.
- Highly transferable critical reasoning skills in relation to forensic theory, research, and clinical practice
- Advanced written and oral skills for presenting research-informed arguments
- A broad understanding of the principles of sound research design in relation to forensic-related cognition
- Expertise in design, statistical analysis and evaluation of forensic research