5th Cracow Conference of Psychology and Law (CCPL)

Venue: Auditorium Maximum

Location: Cracow, Małopolska, Poland

Event Date/Time: May 26, 2012 End Date/Time: May 27, 2012
Registration Date: May 26, 2012
Early Registration Date: Apr 20, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 20, 2012
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Jagiellonian University Psychology and Law Student Research Group would like to invite you to participate in the 5th Cracow Conference of Psychology and Law held in Cracow, 26-27th May 2012 (Auditorium Maximum building of the Jagiellonian University). This is an international conference with English and Polish as working languages. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided throughout the conference.

Registration form and detailed information about the fees and the conference can be found on http://2012.ccpl.org.pl/. Early-bird registration is available until 20th April.

Scholars willing to present a paper or poster during the conference are invited to submit abstracts (up to 1500 characters). Presentation of each paper will last up to ca. 20 minutes (including discussion). In order to submit an abstract please use the form available on http://2012.ccpl.org.pl/. The deadline for the abstract submission is 20th April 2012. Notification of abstract acceptance and qualifying it as a paper or poster presentation will be provided on 7th May 2011.

The main topic of the conference is “Tradition and innovation in psychology and law”. We especially invite abstracts from the three following areas (priority will be given to papers reporting results of the original studies):

1. From the laboratory to the courtroom
- The application of research in forensic psychology
- Reports of research on various areas of forensic psychology and their practical application, such as: witnesses testimony, interrogations methods, psychopathology of offenders, stalking, deception detection
- The needs of contemporary forensic psychology - new areas of research

2. Biological foundations of psychology and law
- Psychophysiological basis of deception detection
- Neurological dysfunction and crime
- Neuroscience and law
- Rule-guided behavior and crime
- Neuropsychological diagnosis in psychology and law

3. Evidence based justice policy
- Recidivism risk assessment tools
- Offenders treatment measuring and comparing efficiency
- Prevention of antisocial behaviour in high risk populations
- Comparing efficiency of different models of criminal justice policy
- Criminal justice policy evaluation

Detailed information about the conference available on http://2012.ccpl.org.pl/


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