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Quick Links for 11 to 24 October

So here’s what I’ve been twittering about for the last few days. (Follow crimepsychblog here:!/crimepsychblog)


  • Springer is offering free access to many journals til 30 November. No registration required. Here’s Law and Human Behavior and here is Law and Human Behavior, 34(1), a special on interrogation and confession
  • The entire digital archive of the Royal Society’s publications is free to access from Monday until 30th November

New issues:

Deception articles:

  • The Reliability of Lie Detection Performance in Law Hum Beh 2009, currently free access til 30 Nov PDF:
  • Outsmarting the Liars: The Benefit of Asking Unanticipated Questions in Law Hum Beh 2009, currently free access PDF:
  • Police Lie Detection Accuracy: The Effect of Lie Scenario from Law Hum Beh 33(6) Free access til 30 Nov
  • Aw, bless. New research in Psychol Science 21(10) shows 3-yr-olds have highly robust bias to trust what people say.
  • Articles on reality monitoring, deceptive handwriting (FREE) & false memory in latest issue of Applied Cog Psy 24(8)
  • Fascinating in press article on how honesty is rewarded and deception punished across cultures, in Pers Soc Psychol Bull

Other articles that caught my eye:

  • From SSRN-Psychological Syndromes and Criminal Responsibility by Christopher Slobogin
  • New in Acta Psych: Photos can create false memories if events perceived as personally plausible, less likely otherwise
  • Interesting. SSRN-The Devastating Impact of Prior Crimes Evidence – And Other Myths of the Criminal Justice Process
  • Mapping and Measuring Cybercrime: a Forum Discussion Paper:
  • Abstract: “When serial killers go unseen: The case of Trevor Joseph Hardy” in Crime Media Culture (via @Understanding Crime)
  • CSI effect and criminals? New analysis suggests rapists are inconsistent in their forensic awareness
  • New research in J. Personality & Soc Psych Emotion Guided Threat Detection: Expecting Guns Where There Are None
  • New in Psychol Science 21(10): alienated youth are more aggressive than others when they experience acute peer rejection.
  • New: Confidence & Professional Judgment in Assessing Children’s Risk of Abuse, Research on Social Work Practice 20(6)

And finally:

  • In Guardian Science: How juries are fooled by statistics
  • Karen Franklin PhD reviews “groundbreaking new book on sex offender treatment”
  • The Situationist Blog highlights SSRN paper by Davis & Leo on eliciting confessions and the risk of false confessions

One Comment

  1. These roundups are always amazing. Thanks for your work.

    Posted on 29-Oct-10 at 4:27 pm | Permalink

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