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OverviewAn introductory text providing comprehensive and current coverage of forensic psychology, appropriate for Canadian undergraduate forensic psychology or psychology of law courses.
Forensic Psychology, 4th edition is a market-leading Canadian text that provides stimulating and accessible course materials by pioneers in the field. The authors have taken a broad-based perspective that incorporates both experimental and clinical topics. The text covers topics that might otherwise be discussed in traditional social and cognitive psychology courses–including eyewitness testimony, jury decision making, and police procedures–as well as topics that are clinical in nature and might otherwise be discussed in traditional personality or abnormal psychology courses–such as the meaning of being unfit to stand trial, mentally disordered offenders, and psychopathy. The authors’ goal in this edition was to update important ideas, issues, and research in a way that students will understand and enjoy, and in some cases find useful in their professional careers.
Teaching & Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how: New Interactive eText — The Pearson Interactive eText gives students access to online study tools like quizzes and glossary flashcards, and allows students to access their textbook any time, anywhere, and any way they want—including on their iPad and android devices. Engage Students and Improve Learning — An inclusion of clinical and experimental topics with interesting and current examples complement effective pedagogical tools to capture student interest. Improve Research Skills — Research methodology specific to forensic topics is updated and explored throughout the text to improve students’ understanding of how studies in forensic psychology are conducted. Explore Law & Theory — Discussion of various theories along with Canadian and international case laws emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach, giving students context and perspective. Support Instructors — An Instructor’s Manual, Test Item File, testbank with MyTest and PowerPoint Presentations are just some of the resources available which provide instructors with the ultimate supplements package.