Research in the Ternes Forensic Psychology lab has focused on a variety of topics in the field of Forensic Psychology. The current research falls under five main headings:
Memory for crime and/or trauma
We are exploring how trauma uniquely affects memory under a variety of circumstances, including experiences as victims, witnesses, and offenders.
Deception and deception detection
We are currently exploring personality variables associated with deception and deception detection, deception strategies, and verbal and behavioural methods of credibility assessment.
We are exploring predictors and correlates of various antisocial behaviours, including lying, academic cheating, cyberbullying, and digital dating abuse.
We are exploring the predictors and correlates of offender reintegration, such as participation in correctional programs.
We are exploring investigative interviewing in the laboratory as well as in the field to determine the most effective interrogative practices.
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