March 10, 2014

The dynamic expression of trust: A dual process model

John G. Holmes

March 10, 2014

Beyond CSI: The Many Faces of the Justice System: Victims, Offenders, and Wrongfully Accused

Elizabeth Cauffman, Ph.D.
Peter Ditto, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Loftus, Ph.D.
Jodi Quas, Ph.D.
Benjamin van Rooij, Ph.D.

The Center for Psychology and Law presents groundbreaking research being conducted in UCI research laboratories on topics including Eyewitness Testimony, Morality, Child Victims, Juvenile Offenders, and Implementation of the Law.

Monday, March 10, 2014
5:30 pm, Reception immediately following

RSVP by March 3rd to

Newkirk Alumni Center, 450 Alumni Court, Irvine, CA
Click here for directions

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by

March 03, 2014

Punishment and the Adolescent Brain: The Role of Developmental Science in Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions About Juvenile Offenders

February 12, 2014

Towards a Compliance Action Laboratory: Ideas for Comparative Research About How Rules Shape Behavior in the US and in China

Benjamin van Rooij

School of Law, UCIrvine

Wednesday, February 12
11:30am - 12:30pm
Social Ecology 1, Room 112

This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served.

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January 30, 2014

Stopping the Usual Suspects and Then Some: Police, Race and the Moving Boundaries of Search

Professor Jeffrey A. Fagan,
Columbia Law School

Thursday, January 30, 2014
5:30 p.m., followed by reception

Crystal Cove Auditorium
UC Irvine Student Center

Free & open to the public. Please RSVP


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January 25, 2014

Classes Without Quizzes: Do you know your emotional future?

Featuring Professors Susan Charles, Linda Levine and Sarah Pressman, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology

January 22, 2014

Join us for a panel discussion on the criminalization of rap music and the implications on creative expression and free speech.

Featuring Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Dr. Charis Kubrin and Dr. Sohail Daulatzai

January 22nd
5:30-7:00 pm, followed by reception
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway room 1517


Dr. Charis Kubrin  “For Every Rhyme I Write, It’s 25 to Life”
Dr. Sohail Daulatzai “At Lady Justice, I Blaze Nine”
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky “My Freedom of Speech is Freedom or Death”

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Presented by the Center for Psychology and Law
Co-sponsored by the Newkirk Center for Science and Society

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December 03, 2013

The Center for Psychology and Law Presents

Professor Elizabeth Loftus
The Memory Factory

Tuesday, December 3rd
12:30-1:30 pm
SBSG 1517

Dr. Loftus will discuss the malleability of memory and present research on the consequences of having a false memory.

Event details on the Center for Psychology and Law website

October 28, 2013

Time does not cure all: Long-term psychopathological consequences of terrorist attacks in Spain

October 21, 2013

The Neuroscience of Attachment

Omri Gillath, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Kansas

Monday, October 21st
12:00-1:00 pm
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway room 1517

View Dr. Gillath's Faculty Website
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