Written by the foremost authority in the field, this practical book introduces students to the practice of forensic psychology. Wrightsman clearly presents the roles. Lawrence S. Wrightsman. · Rating details · 66 ratings · 1 review. Written by two of the leading authorities in the field, FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY, Third. Forensic Psychology | 3rd Edition. Solomon M. Fulero/Lawrence S. Wrightsman. View as Instructor. Product cover for Forensic Psychology 3rd Edition by.

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Scott rated it liked it Jan 12, Forensic Psychology Lawrence S. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Wrightsman clearly presents the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists and addresses both psycholoyy opportunities and temptations inherent in the role. Wrightsman’s broad view of forensics shows readers the variety of ways that psychologists aid the legal system such as serving as expert witnesses, criminal profiling, trial consulting, determining child custody decisions, assisting in jury selection, and testifying about battered women syndrome or rape trauma.

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Choose your country or region Close. FuleroLawrence S. His research topics included jury selection procedures, reactions to police interrogations, and the impact of judicial instructions.

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The authors provide an accurate and candid picture of the field, and the range of careers in forensic psychology. Forensic Psychology Solomon M. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

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He also served as a trial consultant and testified as an expert witness. Selection, Training, and Evaluation. Wrightsman is the first book to thoroughly examine the psychology of Supreme Court decision-making. Ryan Philbrick rated it liked it Sep 29, Open Preview See a Problem? The Best Books of FuleroLawrence S. He was invited to contribute the entry on the law and psychology for the recently published Encyclopedia of Psychology, sponsored by the American Psychological Association and published by Oxford University Press.

From Dangerousness to Risk Assessment: His social science-based explanations of the Court’s decision making tell a compelling psyvhology, and his readable style brings to life even the most complex set of facts and decisions. Through this lens, the authors explore the ethical issues facing practicing forensic psychologists, such as promising clients too much, the possibility of becoming foresnic rather than objective scientists, and the pitfalls associated with substituting one’s values for data.