S M Kassin

Summary

Affiliation: Williams College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint On the power of confession evidence: an experimental test of the fundamental difference hypothesis
    S M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 21:469-84. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint "I'd know a false confession if I saw one": a comparative study of college students and police investigators
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 29:211-27. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Why people waive their Miranda rights: the power of innocence
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 28:211-21. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral confirmation in the interrogation room: on the dangers of presuming guilt
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Bronfman Science Center, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:187-203. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Eyewitness researchers as experts in court: responsive to change in a dynamic and rational process
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Bronfman Science Center, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Am Psychol 57:378-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint On the "general acceptance" of eyewitness testimony research. A new survey of the experts
    S M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA
    Am Psychol 56:405-16. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint "He's guilty!": investigator bias in judgments of truth and deception
    Christian A Meissner
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Law Hum Behav 26:469-80. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint On the psychology of confessions: does innocence put innocents at risk?
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Am Psychol 60:215-28. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Police interviewing and interrogation: a self-report survey of police practices and beliefs
    Saul M Kassin
    Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:381-400. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigating true and false confessions within a novel experimental paradigm
    Melissa B Russano
    Roger Williams University, School of Justice Studies, Bristol, RI 02809, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:481-6. 2005

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint On the power of confession evidence: an experimental test of the fundamental difference hypothesis
    S M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 21:469-84. 1997
    ..Although the comparisons we made are limited in certain respects, our findings suggest that confessions are uniquely potent...
  2. ncbi request reprint "I'd know a false confession if I saw one": a comparative study of college students and police investigators
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 29:211-27. 2005
    ..This manipulation eliminated the investigator response bias, but it did not increase accuracy or lower confidence. These findings are discussed for what they imply about the post-interrogation risks to innocent suspects who confess...
  3. ncbi request reprint Why people waive their Miranda rights: the power of innocence
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 28:211-21. 2004
    ..The conceptual and policy implications of these results are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral confirmation in the interrogation room: on the dangers of presuming guilt
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Bronfman Science Center, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:187-203. 2003
    ..Results indicate that a presumption of guilt sets in motion a process of behavioral confirmation by which expectations influence the interrogator's behavior, the suspect's behavior, and ultimately the judgments of neutral observers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Eyewitness researchers as experts in court: responsive to change in a dynamic and rational process
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Bronfman Science Center, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Am Psychol 57:378-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint On the "general acceptance" of eyewitness testimony research. A new survey of the experts
    S M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA
    Am Psychol 56:405-16. 2001
    ..Results also indicate that these experts set high standards before agreeing to testify. Despite limitations, these results should help to shape expert testimony so that it more accurately represents opinions in the scientific community...
  7. ncbi request reprint "He's guilty!": investigator bias in judgments of truth and deception
    Christian A Meissner
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Law Hum Behav 26:469-80. 2002
    ..Possible theoretical mechanisms and practical implications of these findings are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint On the psychology of confessions: does innocence put innocents at risk?
    Saul M Kassin
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    Am Psychol 60:215-28. 2005
    ..It appears that innocence puts innocents at risk, that consideration should be given to reforming current practices, and that a policy of videotaping interrogations is a necessary means of protection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Police interviewing and interrogation: a self-report survey of police practices and beliefs
    Saul M Kassin
    Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:381-400. 2007
    ..Results were discussed for their consistency with prior research, policy implications, and methodological shortcomings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigating true and false confessions within a novel experimental paradigm
    Melissa B Russano
    Roger Williams University, School of Justice Studies, Bristol, RI 02809, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:481-6. 2005
    ..Police investigators are encouraged to avoid interrogation techniques that imply or directly promise leniency, as they appear to reduce the diagnostic value of any confession that is elicited...