Despite advances in forensic science, eyewitness testimony remains a critical component of criminal investigations. Psychological research has revealed the dangers of relying on evidence gained from an eyewitness and also how careful the police need to be when questioning witnesses. If you're interested in investigating forensic psychology more closely, we have collated material to help develop your understanding of these important topics and more.
Whether you study our free Forensic Psychology badged course, or follow our free Forensic psychology: Witness investigation course on FutureLearn, or would like to view a variety of related content on OpenLearn, we've gathered a range of academic articles, videos, podcasts and relevant free courses to support your learning and give you a wider perspective on this fascinating subject.
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