Chapter 10. Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Confessions: A Pyramidal Framework of the Relevant Science

  1. Eugene Borgida and
  2. Susan T. Fiske
  1. Saul M. Kassin

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696422.ch10

Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom

Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom

How to Cite

Kassin, S. M. (2007) Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Confessions: A Pyramidal Framework of the Relevant Science, in Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom (eds E. Borgida and S. T. Fiske), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696422.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145732

Online ISBN: 9780470696422

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Keywords:

  • confessions;
  • psychology;
  • social influence;
  • DNA evidence;
  • innocent persons

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Pyramid: General Framework

  • The Pyramid: Psychology of Confessions

  • Outside the Pyramid: Factoring in “Common Knowledge”

  • Using Psychology to Promote Justice