Legal Psychology

Part 1 – Watch the short video (below) and then create a thread in which you answer the following questions about the video. Your post should answer these questions FULLY using SCHOLARLY grammar and punctuation (250-300 words EACH…that means a total of approximately 600 words in your original post). Be sure to incorporate concepts covered in the textbook and lecture. Also, please cite in APA style at least two scholarly sources. You may use your textbook as one of the sources.

Part 2 – Respond to at least two of your classmates’ ORIGINAL posts (responding to someone who has responded to your original post does not count for this portion of the assignment). Be sure to incorporate concepts covered in the textbook and lecture.

1) What was the nature of Dr. Dror’s study? What did he tell the fingerprint examiners and what did his results show? What did Dr. Dror say about the role of expectations and how they affect our ability to process information accurately? Do you agree? Why or why not? Please be sure to support your responses with credible, scholarly, evidence.


2) What was Dr. Dror’s position on the reliability of fingerprints as compared to eyewitness memory? Do you agree? Why or why not? Please be sure to support your responses with credible, scholarly evidence.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo_AtXdSFfE