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Examining the Factor Structure of the Hare Self-Report Psychopathy Scale
The goal of this study was to elucidate the factor structure as well as the criterion-related, convergent, and discriminant validity of the measure in a large sample of college students and revealed the best fitting model was the original 4-factor model proposed by the authors of the Hare SRP.
Assessment Practices and Expert Judgment Methods in Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry
An assessment approach that seeks structured decision methods to advance greater efficiency in the use and integration of case-relevant information is called for.
The Cognitive Underpinnings of Bias in Forensic Mental Health Evaluations
We integrate multiple domains of psychological science to identify, better understand, and manage the effects of subtle but powerful biases in forensic mental health assessment. This topic is ripe…
Registered Replication Report: Rand, Greene, and Nowak (2012)
- S. Bouwmeester, P. Verkoeijen, C. Wollbrant
- PsychologyPerspectives on psychological science : a journal…
- 1 March 2017
The size and variability of the effect of time pressure on cooperative decisions are assessed by combining 21 separate, preregistered replications of the critical conditions from Study 7 of the original article and the results are consistent with the presence of selection biases and the absence of a causal effect ofTime pressure on cooperation.
Psychological Assessments in Legal Contexts: Are Courts Keeping “Junk Science” Out of the Courtroom?
- T. Neal, C. Slobogin, M. Saks, David L. Faigman, K. Geisinger
- PsychologyPsychological science in the public interest : a…
- 1 December 2019
An investigation of psychological assessments by psychologists in legal contexts reveals that nearly all of the assessment tools used by psychologists and offered as expert evidence in legal settings have been subjected to empirical testing and there is a weak relationship between general acceptance and favorability of tools’ psychometric properties.
Forensic psychologists' perceptions of bias and potential correction strategies in forensic mental health evaluations
A qualitative study with 20 board-certified forensic psychologists was followed up by a mail survey of 351 forensic psychologists in this mixed-methods investigation of examiner bias awareness and…
The dimensionality of trust-relevant constructs in four institutional domains: results from confirmatory factor analyses
ABSTRACT Using confirmatory factor analyses and multiple indicators per construct, we examined a number of theoretically derived factor structures pertaining to numerous trust-relevant constructs…
Measuring Abuse Sequelae: Validating and Extending the Trauma Symptom Checklist–40
The Trauma Symptom Checklist–40 is appropriately reliable for indexing the traumatic sequelae of CPA as well as CSA in nonclinical samples and the effects of gender and abuse severity on resulting symptomatology are explored, finding that women and severely abused individuals report the most negative sequelae.
Warmth and competence on the witness stand: implications for the credibility of male and female expert witnesses.
- T. Neal, R. Guadagno, C. Eno, S. Brodsky
- PsychologyThe journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry…
- 1 December 2012
It was found that experts high in likeability, knowledge, or both were perceived equally positively, regardless of gender, in a death penalty sentencing context, and gender differences emerged when the expert was low inLikeability or knowledge.