Dec 02, 2021  
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PSY 4408 - CHILD FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY


This course offers an intensive study of how children’s cognitive development relates to eyewitness testimony and interviewing in a forensic setting. Topics include development of memory systems, memory for emotional experiences, children’s testimonial competency, and lineup identifications.  Students also will learn about other cognitive processes and how they relate to children’s accuracy for recalling events.  Emphasis will be placed on reading and understanding the empirical literature as it relates to real-world examples.

Prerequisites & Notes: psy 1101

Credits: 3cr



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