Chapter 12. A Behavioural Science Perspective on Identifying and Managing Hindsight Bias and Unstructured Judgement: Implications for Legal Decision Making

  1. David Carson,
  2. Rebecca Milne,
  3. Francis Pakes,
  4. Karen Shalev and
  5. Andrea Shawyer
  1. Kirk Heilbrun and
  2. Jacey Erickson

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713068.ch12

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

How to Cite

Heilbrun, K. and Erickson, J. (2007) A Behavioural Science Perspective on Identifying and Managing Hindsight Bias and Unstructured Judgement: Implications for Legal Decision Making, in Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice (eds D. Carson, R. Milne, F. Pakes, K. Shalev and A. Shawyer), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713068.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. Drexel University Villanova School of Law

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015155

Online ISBN: 9780470713068

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Keywords:

  • behavioural science;
  • decision making;
  • human judgement;
  • sexual offenders;
  • hindsight bias

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Actuarial Versus Clinical Judgement

  • Hindsight Bias

  • Discussion

  • References