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Witness Preparation Archive
by Clayton R. Critcher, Ph.D. and Yoel Inbar, Ph.D.Posted on November 5, 2013 | No CommentsHow fast did your client make that decision? What assumptions will therefore be made as to their (moral) character?
by Katherine James, MFAPosted on May 31, 2013 | No CommentsEver had a witness who wasn't just scared but was "truly terrified"? Read on.
by Nathan Weber, Ph.D. and Tim Perfect, Ph.D.Posted on May 31, 2013 | 1 CommentWill telling your eyewitness it's okay to say "I don't know" improve eyewitness accuracy? Yes.
by Nell B. Pawlenko, Ph.D. and Richard A. Wise, J.D., Ph.D. and Martin A. Safer, Ph.D. and Brett Holfeld, M.S.Posted on May 31, 2013 | No CommentsHow a simple and free method of teaching jurors [and those law enforcement officials that come before] can help them assess eyewitness accuracy.
by Michael Forster and Gernot Gerger and Helmut LederPosted on March 31, 2013 | 9 CommentsAre there glasses that make you look more competent and trustworthy without damaging your perceived attractiveness? Why, yes!
by Charlotte A. (Charli) Morris, M.A.Posted on March 31, 2013 | 11 CommentsPreparing expert witnesses to be likable and persuasive to the jury. What needs to happen?
by Nicholas Scurich, Ph.D.Posted on January 31, 2013 | 4 CommentsA simple, research-identified strategy to improve the quality of testimony you elicit from child witnesses. It's all in the way you structure the question!
by W. Neil Gowensmith, PhD and Daniel Murrie, PhD and Marcus T. Boccaccini, PhDPosted on January 31, 2013 | 5 CommentsHow often are forensic mental health evaluators going to agree on the competency, responsibility and readiness for release of those they evaluate? Hmmm. Not as often as one might prefer.
by Jaime Bochantin, Ph.D.Posted on November 28, 2012 | No CommentsHow humor helps (or hinders) deliberations and how you can use humor style in voir dire.
by Caroline Titcomb, MA and Stanley L. BrodskyPosted on September 30, 2012 | 11 CommentsHow much time do you really need to form impressions of a witness? Most of us have seen the research on thin-slicing and many of us have watched short segments of witness tape in mock trials. This research focuses in on the question of "how much is really enough"?