How can psychology inform law and policing to help determine the accuracy of witnesses, victims and suspects?
This second edition of Psychology and Law: Truthfulness, Accuracy and Credibility is a substantially revised and exhaustive review of forensic research to do with credibility and the accuracy of evidence.
Throughout the book, Memon, Vrij and Bull use their renowned expertise to focus on the practical relevance of research in areas such as:
criminal appearance stereotyping
assessment of the reliability of eyewitness evidence
non-verbal characteristics and physiological correlates of deception
improving practice in interviewing witnesses, in particular children and vulnerable adults
the use of and the study of juries in different countries
Aimed primarily at students and researchers in psychology, criminology and law, this book will also appeal to professionals in law and police work.
In Object Thinking, esteemed object technologist David West contends that the mindset makes the programmer—not the tools and techniques. Delving into the history, philosophy, and even politics of object-oriented programming. West reveals how the best programmers rely on analysis and conceptualization—on...
Public Libraries and the Internet: Roles, Perspectives, and Implications
The integration of technology into public library services has been a continual
process across the eighteenth, nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries,
in which libraries have responded to new technologies, altering the ways
that information could be recorded, accessed, and used. The Internet is a
prominent recent example,...
Beginning DirectX 11 Game Programming
Many of us wish to create our own video games. For some, gaming is a hobby, and
for others it is something fun to participate in casually. But for the rest of us,
gaming and the dream of making our own games is more like a passion. Chances
are, if you’ve purchased this book, you are looking to turn your desire and passion
Instant SQL Programming
SQL--Structured Query Language--is the language all relational databases use to make enquiries. This essential book teaches SQL programming in the shortest possible time. It covers both the ANSI standard as the minimum requirement, and also discusses different implementations. It also serves as a handy reference.
Welcome to the...
Windows XP for Starters: Exactly What You Need to Get Started (Missing Manual)
Windows XP powers millions of PCs and is without a doubt the most widely used operating system in the world today. This rock solid operating system offers dozens of features for consumers, plus powerful applications and integrated networking tools all blended into an elegant interface. But working your way through all of these...