Class Notes (839,092)
Canada (511,185)
Psychology (5,220)
PSYCH 3CC3 (101)
Lecture

Intro to Forensic Psych.docx

3 Pages
59 Views

Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 3CC3
Professor
Richard B Day

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.
Description
Intro to Forensic Psych History 1842 – Edgar Allen Poe publishes “the Murders in the Rue Morgue” - first time forensic psych was every presented (fictionally) 1887 – Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock Holmes story - uses characteristics of scene to determine offender profile 1888 – Dr. Thomas Bond (pathologist) provides the first real offender profile in London’s Whitechapel Murder’s case (Jack the Ripper) 1895 – James McKeen Cattell – studied memory accuracy and found much INACCURACY  memory is not a good source of proof to use in a case - set the stage for research in eye witness testimony 1896 – Albert Von Schrenk-Notzing – effects of pre-trial publicity - argues that it was hard for witnesses to discriminate between what they actually saw and what they heard or saw in the media 1901 – William Stern – tested witness accuracy by showing subjects a photo and asking them about it after certain intervals – noticed increase inaccuracy with increase delay - proves eye-witness testimony is not very good - role of leading questions – suggests the answer; bad for recall 1908 – Hugo Munsterberg – called “first forensic psychologist” - wrote book “On the Witness Stand” - conducted research in memory, false confessions, role of hypnosis - played a role in the success of trial of Lee Harvey Oswald for assassination of JFK 40 years later 1916 – Lewis Terman – created Stanford-Binet test (for IQ) - assessed intelligence of 30 police 1917 – William Marston – found systolic blood pressure correlated to lying - led to design of polygraph, but the testimony was disallowed by judge - importance: this determined that any procedure must be generally accepted within its field in order to be used as evidence 1954 – Brown vs Board of Education – testify for and against Brown/white segregation in schools  potential effects on child psychology - mental illness experts t
More Less
Unlock Document

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit