Study#3 Forensic Psychology: Information Recall / Eyewitness Testimony
was a witness to violent crime. Twelve months later she was called by the state
as a witness and took
stand swearing under oath that the defendant was the man leaving the scene of
the murder holding
in his hand. There was no DNA evidence or weapon to be found. Yet due to a weak
June’s eye witness testimony, the verdict was guilty and the defendant was
sentenced to life in prison.
appeal the defendant hired a better lawyer who now attacks June’s testimony and
the accuracy of her
He points out that she was wrong about important details and was in fact
of the questions.
well-developed eight- to ten-page paper address the following criteria for the
case study you selected in Week One and outlined in Week Three. See the
attached ABS200 Case Study List to review the case
- Define applied behavioral science and the area of
psychology from which the case study is explored.
- Identify and describe the potential source(s) and/or
cause(s) of the issue that is/are relevant to the selected case study
(e.g., genetic, environmental, social, cultural, organizational).
- Examine the case study by applying one psychological
theory of your choice.
- Describe scientific research that is relevant to your
selected case study. Include past and current findings and note any key
- Identify and describe any relevant trends in working
with your intended population.
- Detail a suggested plan of action for moving forward
including advantages and disadvantages.
- Specify what you would do to build rapport with the
clients in the selected case study.
- State ethical considerations that are relevant to this
Writing the Final Paper
The Final Paper:
- Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and
formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing
- Must include a title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a
succinct thesis statement.
- Must address the topic of the paper with critical
thought. View the Critical Thinking Community website for further
- Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis
and summarizes supporting evidence.
- Must use at least six scholarly sources, including a
minimum of three from the Ashford University Library.
- Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in
the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include a separate reference page, formatted
according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.