It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Memory and the mind in the criminal justice system
Neil Brewer Ph.D.
Deficits in perspective-taking—or theory of mind—are considered to be hallmarks of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Could they lead to an elevated risk of criminal behavior?
When people witness a crime, they might be asked by the police to view a lineup. If they pick someone, how do we know if it’s the culprit or an innocent suspect?
Neil Brewer, Ph.D., is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Flinders University. He specializes in forensic psychology.