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Improving Forensic Decision Making: a Human-Cognitive Perspective

Type: Webinar
Research Area: Training and Education

This CSAFE webinar was held on February 17, 2022.

Presenter:
Itiel Dror, PhD
University College London

Presentation Description:
Humans play a critical role in forensic decision making. Drawing upon classic cognitive and psychological research on factors that influence and underpin expert decision making, this webinar will show the weaknesses and vulnerabilities in forensic decision making. The presenter will also propose a broad and versatile approach to strengthening forensic expert decisions.

Associated Reading:
Linear Sequential Unmasking–Expanded (LSU-E): A general approach for improving decision making as well as minimizing noise and bias

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