Borgida, Eugene.

Beyond Common Sense : Psychological Science in the Courtroom - Hoboken : Wiley, 2008. - 1 online resource (446 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I Psychological Science on Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination; 1 Race, Crime, and Antidiscrimination; 2 Discrimination in America and Legal Strategies for Reducing It; 3 The Young Science of Prejudice Against Older Adults: Established Answers and Open Questions About Ageism; 4 Gender Prejudice: On the Risks of Occupying Incongruent Roles; 5 From the Laboratory to the Bench: Gender Stereotyping Research in the Courtroom 6 (Un)common Knowledge: The Legal Viability of Sexual Harassment Research7 Subjectivity in the Appraisal Process: A Facilitator of Gender Bias in Work Settings; Part II Psychological Science on Legal System Processes; 8 Eyewitness Identification: Issues in Common Knowledge and Generalization; 9 Repressed and Recovered Memory; 10 Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Confessions: A Pyramidal Framework of the Relevant Science; 11 Polygraph Testing; 12 Social Science and the Evolving Standards of Death Penalty Law; 13 Pretrial Publicity: Effects, Remedies, and Judicial Knowledge 14 Media Violence, Aggression, and Public PolicyPart III Commentaries; 15 The Limits of Science in the Courtroom; 16 Research on Eyewitness Testimony and False Confessions; 17 Commentary on Research Relevant to Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment; 18 The Tenuous Bridge Between Research and Reality: The Importance of Research Design in Inferences Regarding Work Behavior; 19 Psychological Contributions to Evaluating Witness Testimony; 20 Beyond Common-sense Understandings of Sex and Race Discrimination 21 Behavioral Realism in Law: Reframing the Discussion About Social Science's Place in Antidiscrimination Law and PolicyIndex

Beyond Common Sense addresses the many important and controversial issues that arise from the use of psychological and social science in the courtroom. Each chapter identifies areas of scientific agreement and disagreement, and discusses how psychological science advances our understanding of human behavior beyond common sense.Features original chapters written by some of the leading experts in the field of psychology and law including Elizabeth Loftus, Saul Kassin, Faye Crosby, Alice Eagly, Gary Wells, Louise Fitzgerald, Craig Anderson, and Phoebe EllsworthThe 14 issues add

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