This course introduces students to central issues in the area of forensic psychology, including recent theoretical and research developments. Topics may include detecting deception, eyewitness testimony, police selection and training, investigative interviewing, jury selection and decision-making, offender profiling, special populations (e.g., psychopathy, domestic violence), and fitness to stand trial.
Prerequisite(s): At least 0.5 Psychology course in Research Methods at the 2000 level or above, and registration in 3rd or 4th year of Honours Specialization or Honours Double Major in Psychology, or permission of the Department.
Extra Information: 3 lecture/discussion hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: PSYCHOL
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