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Category Archives: Journals and journal articles

Quick links for the last week

19-Sep-10

New issues: Law and Human Behavior 34(5) http://is.gd/fhQvR Recidivism risk, psychopathy, informants, quality of forensic examiners and more Criminal Justice Matters 81(1) Articles on pre-crime, masculinity & violence, probation, secure envts & more http://is.gd/fbBVC Psychology, Crime & Law 16(8) http://is.gd/fhQqp Articles on execution, prisoners, rape myths, child abuse, eyewitness testimony New research articles: Murder–suicide: A [...]

Quick links for the last couple of weeks

12-Sep-10

Oh dear, the automatic Twitter updates feature needs attention. Sigh. Meanwhile, here’s what I’ve been tweeting about: The most important tweet of the last two weeks was notification that Sage Pubs are offering FREE online access to their entire collection until October 15, 2010. Sage do this every year or so and it’s a great [...]

Free access to Sage journals gives you a chance to read all about science and pseudoscience in policing

05-Oct-08

Once again Sage Journals is throwing its archive open – you can get free access to all Sage journals until 31 October if you register first. A great opportunity to stock up on articles in journals that you or your library don’t subscribe to. Can I, in particular, recommend you take a look at the [...]

The Anthropology of Crime and Criminalization

02-Oct-08

Despite the focus on psychological research in this blog, I find anthropological approaches fascinating too. Here’s a neat review of such approaches applied to the cross-cultural understanding of crime and criminality: The ambiguity of the concept of crime is evident in the two strands of anthropological research covered in this review. One strand, the anthropology [...]

Special issue of Applied Cognitive Psychology on eyewitness research

06-Sep-08

The latest issue of Applied Cognitive Psychology (Volume 22 Issue 6, September 2008) is a special devoted to Basic and Applied Issues in Eyewitness Research, edited by Brian H. Bornstein, Christian A. Meissner. Published to mark the centenary of the publication of “On the Witness Stand” by Hugo Munsterburg, one of forensic psychology’s founding fathers, [...]

New issue: Psychology, Crime & Law

07-Aug-08

The latest issue of Psychology, Crime & Law (Volume 14 Issue 3) is one of those issues where almost all the articles look tempting. Given my particular interest in deception I’ll be starting with Granhag and Hartwig’s intriguing offering on mind-reading and deception detection, but the articles on how TV affects legal decision making and [...]

Free access to Psychology and Psychiatry Journals from Sage

04-Aug-08

About once a year, Sage Journals kindly makes a set of their journals free to access for a trial period. Sage Journals in Psychology and Psychiatry are free access (on registration) from 1 August to 30 September 30. More details and registration instructions here.

Policing 2(2): special edition on Crime Science

19-Jul-08

The latest issue of Policing (vol 2 no 2) is a special edition on Crime Science featuring in particular the work of the Jill Dando Institute at University College London . Contents include Ken Pease wondering How to Behave Like a Scientist? and articles on Mathematics, Physics, and Crime, Evolutionary Psychology and Fear of Crime, [...]

New issue: International Journal of Law and Psychiatry International Journal of Law and Psychiatry

29-Jun-08

The June/July issue of the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry International Journal of Law and Psychiatry (Volume 31, Issue 3) is a special issue on psychopathic traits and risk assessment in children and adolescents, edited by Theo Doreleijers and Robert Vermeiren. A range of articles deals with identifying psychopathic traits, prediction of violence and [...]

Videoconferencing and the law

13-Jun-08

The latest issue of Behavioral Sciences & the Law (Vol 26, issue 3) is a special on videoconferencing and the law introduced by Jagannathan Srinivasaraghavan and Alan R. Felthous. Contents include: Empirical evidence on the use and effectiveness of telepsychiatry via videoconferencing: Implications for forensic and correctional psychiatry – Diana J. Antonacci, Richard M. Bloch, [...]