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PSYC 493 - Psychology and Law - Fall 2017

Consideration of the contributions of psychological theory and research to the understanding of crime investigation, courtroom dynamics, and the legal system. Specific topics may include eyewitness testimony, police practices, judge and jury decision making, lie detection and confessions, and expert testimony. Topics will be discussed from the perspectives of social and cognitive psychology.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(3-0)

Prerequisite(s)

  • Psychology 200, 201, 312 and admission to the Psychology major or Honours program.

Sections

This course will be offered next in Winter 2018.
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