The Psychological Phenomena That Can Lead to Wrongful Convictions
7 experts explain how human factors from confirmation bias to memory malleability play a role in criminal investigations and wrongful convictions.
By Innocence Staff 11.18.18
“Law enforcement officials are human and are susceptible to the same psychological phenomena that can adversely affect decision-making,” said Paul M. Cell, president of the IACP. “We are excited to be partnering with innocence organizations to make these videos available because education and training are critical to ensuring that these phenomena don’t adversely affect investigations.”
““Law enforcement officials are human and are susceptible to the same psychological phenomena that can adversely affect decision-making.” ”
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