Author : Edith Greene
Genre : Education
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN : 1133951112
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WRIGHTMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM shows you the critical importance of psychology's concepts and methods to the functioning of many aspects of today's legal system. Featuring topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, analysis of eye witness identification, criminal profiling, and many others, this best-selling book gives you a comprehensive overview of psychology's contributions to the legal system, and the many roles available to trained psychologists within the system.

Author : Edith Greene
Genre : Education
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 1337570877
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The author team for WRIGHTSMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM, 9th Edition combines expertise, active research, writing careers and real world experience as consultants working within the legal system. Real cases such as Bill Cosby and Dylann Roof illustrate the importance of psychology's concepts and methods to an understanding of the legal system and the system's impact on individuals' everyday lives. Case-related questions engage students in critical thinking and discussion. With topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, the use of deadly force by police, detection of deceit, criminal profiling and coercive interrogation techniques, Greene and Heilbrun’s popular book gives students an insightful overview of psychology's contributions to the legal system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780190294298
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With the media spotlight on the recent developments concerning the Supreme Court, more and more people have become increasingly interested in the highest court in the land. Who are the justices that run it and how do they make their decisions? The Psychology of the Supreme Court by Lawrence S. Wrightsman is the first book to thoroughly examine the psychology of Supreme Court decision-making. Dr. Wrightsman's book seeks to help us understand all aspects of the Supreme Court's functioning from a psychological perspective. This timely and comprehensive work addresses many factors of influence including, the background of the justices, how they are nominated and appointed, the role of their law clerks, the power of the Chief Justice, and the day-to-day life in the Court. Dr. Wrightsman uses psychological concepts and research findings from the social sciences to examine the steps of the decision-making process, as well as the ways in which the justices seek to remain collegial in the face of conflict and the degree of predictability in their votes. Psychologists and scholars, as well as those of us seeking to unravel the mystery of The Supreme Court of the United States will find this book to be an eye-opening read.

Author : Solomon M. Fulero
Genre : Education
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781111804954
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Written by two of the leading authorities in the field, FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY, Third Edition introduces you to the practice of forensic psychology by showing how psychologists aid the legal system by serving as expert witnesses, criminal profilers, and trial consultants for jury selection and child custody hearings. Wrightsman and Fulero present the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists, and address both the opportunities and temptations inherent in those roles. Through this lens, the authors explore the ethical issues facing practicing forensic psychologists, such as promising clients too much, the possibility of becoming advocates rather than objective scientists, and the pitfalls associated with substituting one's values for data. The authors provide an accurate and candid picture of the field, and the range of careers in forensic psychology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman
Genre : Forensic psychology
Publisher :
ISBN : 0534365140
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Author : Jay Friedenberg
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Psychology Press
ISBN : 9781136873881
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Is it possible to construct an artificial person? Researchers in the field of artificial intelligence have for decades been developing computer programs that emulate human intelligence. This book goes beyond intelligence and describes how close we are to recreating many of the other capacities that make us human. These abilities include learning, creativity, consciousness, and emotion. The attempt to understand and engineer these abilities constitutes the new interdisciplinary field of artificial psychology, which is characterized by contributions from philosophy, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, computer science, and robotics. This work is intended for use as a main or supplementary introductory textbook for a course in cognitive psychology, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, or the philosophy of mind. It examines human abilities as operating requirements that an artificial person must have and analyzes them from a multidisciplinary approach. The book is comprehensive in scope, covering traditional topics like perception, memory, and problem solving. However, it also describes recent advances in the study of free will, ethical behavior, affective architectures, social robots, and hybrid human-machine societies.

Author : Ralph Reisner
Genre : Law
Publisher : West Group
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063892801
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Noted authorities, professors Ralph Reisner and Christopher Slobogin, interpret the legal doctrine relating to the regulation of mental health professions. Their analysis is augmented by coverage of relevant empirical and clinical literature. The relationship between society and the mentally disabled is also explored.

Author : Matthew J. Traxler
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781444344578
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This textbook offers a cutting edge introduction to psycholinguistics, exploring the cognitive processes underlying language acquisition and use. Provides a step-by-step tour through language acquisition, production, and comprehension, from the word level to sentences and dialogue Incorporates both theory and data, including in-depth descriptions of the experimental evidence behind theories Incorporates a comprehensive review of research in bilingual language processing, sign language, reading, and the neurological basis of language production and comprehension Approaches the subject from a range of perspectives, including psychology, linguistics, philosophy, computer science, neurology, and neurophysiology Includes a full program of resources for instructors and students, including review exercises, a test bank, and lecture slides, available online at www.wiley.com/go/traxler

Author : Nancy E. Walker
Genre : Law
Publisher : SAGE
ISBN : 0803951043
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The Rights of Children in the United States provides discussion on: the historical and contextual perspective on the rights of children; the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; and the differing views on children's rights and competencies.

Author : David E. Klein
Genre : Psychology
Publisher : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780199710133
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Over the years, psychologists have devoted uncountable hours to learning how human beings make judgments and decisions. As much progress as scholars have made in explaining what judges do over the past few decades, there remains a certain lack of depth to our understanding. Even where scholars can make consensual and successful predictions of a judge's behavior, they will often disagree sharply about exactly what happens in the judge's mind to generate the predicted result. This volume of essays examines the psychological processes that underlie judicial decision making.