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Advances in Psychology and Law (Hardcover)
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The present volume consists of up-to-date review articles on topics relevant to psychology and law, and will be of current interest to the field. Notably, the majority of these topics are currently attracting a great deal of research and public policy attention in the U.S. and elsewhere, such as interrogation practices/false confessions (Costanzo et al.), guilty pleas (Redlich), the death penalty (Yelderman et al.), own-race bias in eyewitness memory (Wilson et al.), risk reduction (Heilbrun et al.), and gangs (Wood et al.). In addition to summarizing research on one particular topic, the authors in most/all cases provide an integrative framework and testable ideas that will advance the field still further. The lead authors of individual chapters are all prominent scholars who have conducted extensive research on their respective topics and are well-regarded in the field.