Ms Charlotte Scobie

 Position PhD Candidate
 Org Unit Psychology
 Location Floor/Room 2 18 ,  Hughes ,   North Terrace
  • Research Interests

    I am interested in jury decision making - particularly whether jurors are able to critically analyse forensic evidence and whether there are individual differences which will affect their ability to do so. I am also interested in investigating if opposing expert testimony is able to inform and  sensitize jurors to unsound science.

    In my current research I am examining whether a juror's epistemological disposition and ability to argue will affect their perception of anthropometric facial comparision (photo matching): a "junk science" which is based on methodologically flawed practices but is still used in Australian courts.

  • Publications

    Conference Papers

    Semmler, C., Brewer, N., Douglass, A.B., & Scobie, C. (April, 2012). Cognitive dissonance in the cop-shop: The distortion of eyewitness testimony. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Adelaide.
  • Professional Associations

    Golden Key International Honour Society

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