This unit has been re-coded. Please refer to the entry for PSY312 instead.
This unit will provide an introduction to psychology and law. The progression of lecture topics in this unit will roughly follow the course of an investigation and trial of a criminal case, covering issues such as eyewitness memory; false memories; police interviewing techniques; deception detection; and juror decisions. Throughout the unit, the focus will be on how psychological science can (a) help us understand various aspects of the legal system, and (b) help to improve important processes in policing and courtroom trials.
|Unit name||Psychology & Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Dr Jim Sauer
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,445.00||090701|
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- PREREQ - KHA201
- MEXCL - KHA212
One 2-hr lecture and one 2-hr lab class weekly
2-hr Exam (50%), 1500 word essay (30%), Research Presentation (10%) project participation (10%)
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