Forensic

A person's eye movements give no indication of whether or not they are lying, new research has found.
The scale of mental health problems in the UK's criminal justice system is shocking, it has been claimed.
The BPS has been involved in a response to a Ministry of Justice consultation.
Difficulties endured during childhood should be taken into account when the legal system deals with adolescent crimes.
Dr Simone Fox, a Chartered Psychologist with Royal Holloway, University of London, and South West London & St George's Mental Health NHS Trust, has received the Whatever It Takes Award from MST Services for her dedication to her work with at-risk youth and families.
A study carried out at the University of Leicester's School of Psychology has found that younger people who are disagreeable are more likely to prefer aggressive dogs.
A five-day programme for convicted offenders has been shown to be effective in increasing their levels of concern for their victims and motivation to change. The Supporting Offenders through Restoration Inside (SORI) programme, which has been piloted in seven prisons across the UK, is the subject of a study published in the journal Criminological and Legal Psychology today.
People who rate themselves as having high emotional intelligence (EI) tend to overestimate their ability to detect deception in others. This is the finding of a paper published today in the journal Legal and Criminological Psychology.
Frank Abagnale Jr, the confidence trickster who inspired the film "Catch Me If You Can", later became a security consultant for the FBI.
The Division’s committee has remained focused on supporting the membership through an agenda around four core strategic aims:
Dr Blake McKimmie from the University of Queensland won the prize for the best poster at the Society’s Annual Conference in London last week.
Gestures made during interviews can influence or even misinform eyewitnesses. In addition eyewitnesses are unlikely to recall the influential gestures being shown to them, new research suggests.
Online dating scammers groom their victims by developing 'hyper-personal' relationships which can leave victims feeling doubly traumatised.
The tendency for prisoners to support prison gangs is based on beliefs that gangs are supportive, well-ordered and protective, and consist of friends.
Violent offending can be associated with impaired structure and function in a number of areas of the brain.
Poor parenting and failures on the behalf of schools have been cited as reasons for the outbreak of riots seen across England last summer.
The latest psychiatric assessment on Anders Behring Breivik has found him sane enough to stand trial and face a possible sentence.
Dr Emma Short C Psychol took part in the BBC3 programme The Anti-Social Network on Monday 19 March.
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With Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows showing in cinemas and the second series of the BBC's adaptation hitting our screens, Society Honorary Fellow Professor John Radford explains Sherlock Holmes’ continuing hold on our imagination.
'Pathways to Justice' is the title of the Division of Forensic Psychology (N.
Many factors are taken into account when deciding whether or not a person is psychotic, it has been noted.
This workshop will include an overview of IPV exploring assumptions, (active participant involvement in applying material to clients) and an introduction to current challenges deriving from theoretical developments.
This workshop will explore current national and international research and practice on preventing sexual violence.
Investigative Psychology is a field within Forensic Psychology that specifically focuses on howpsychological principles can be applied to the analysis of criminal behaviour. This workshop
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