My Forensic Psychology Research

Courtroom Psychology

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Aamodt, M. G., Mitchell, H., Gray, R., Taylor, B. & Alfaro, A. (2005, October). The use and success of designer defenses in criminal trials. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Scottsdale, AZ.

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Aamodt, M. G., Raynes, B. L., & Drewry, D. (2004, October).  Jury duty in America: Many are called, few choose to serve.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Rome, Italy.

 

Aamodt, M. G.  (1995).  A psychologist's experience with jury duty:  What they say in the text is true. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology, Honolulu, HI.

Detecting Deception

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Aamodt, M. G., & Custer, H. (2006). Who can best catch a liar? A meta-analysis of individual differences in detecting deception. Forensic Examiner, 15(1), 6-11.

Aamodt, M. G., & Mitchell, H. (2004, October).  Who can best detect deception: A meta-analysis.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Rome, Italy.

Eyewitness Testimony

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Lerch, C., & Aamodt, M. G. (2002).  Is physical evidence or eyewitness testimony more persuasive in the courtroom? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Orlando, FL.

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Aamodt, M. G., & Ludacer, K. K.  (1998).  I saw the whole thing, but I can't remember what I saw.  A model of individual differences in eyewitness testimony.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Portland, OR.

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Aamodt, M. G., & Davis, M.  (1995).  Individual differences in the accuracy of eyewitness testimony.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology, Honolulu, HI.

Detecting Malingering
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Aamodt, M. G., Dwight, S. A., & Surrette, M. A.  (1997).  Incremental validity of MMPI and MMPI-2 clinical scales in detecting malingering, Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 12(2), 42-47.

 

Pelfrey, W. V., & Aamodt, M. G.  (1996).  Relationship between malingerers' intelligence and MMPI-2 knowledge and their ability to avoid detection as a malingerer.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Dwight, S., Aamodt, M. G., & Surrette, M. A. (1993).  A regression analysis of the MMPI and MMPI‑2 to detect malingering.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of   the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

Aamodt, M. G., Surrette, M. A., & Miller, J. (1991).  A new method for using the MMPI to detect malingering in forensic settings.  Paper presented at the annual meting of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology, Richmond, Virginia

 

Aamodt, M. G. (1990). Using the MMPI to detect malingering and dissimulation in   forensic settings.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Criminal Psychology and Serial Killers
   
PowerPoint (PDF) Aamodt, M. G., & Surrette, M. A. (2013, September). Is the decline in serial killing partially a function of the
              reduction of "free range kids"?
  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal
              Psychology, Ottawa, Canada.
PowerPoint (PDF) Aamodt, M. G., & Surrette, M. A. (2010, September). Using the Radford Serial Killer Database to monitor trends in
             serial murder
.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology,
             Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Aamodt, M. G. (2008, October). Profiling the age of serial killers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society
             for Police and Criminal Psychology, Walnut Creek, CA
.

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Aamodt, M. G., Moberg, J. L., Nash, T. M., Pendleton, G. B., Hommema, D. A., & Walker, C. E. (2007, September).
             Profiling serial killers: When science and the media collide. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the
             Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Springfield, MA.

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Moberg, J. L., & Aamodt, M. G. (2007, September). The use and effectiveness of the insanity plea by serial killers.
             Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Springfield, MA.

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Mitchell, H., & Aamodt, M. G. (2005). The incidence of child abuse in serial killers. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 19(1), 40-47.

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Aamodt, M. G., & Moyse, C. (2003).  Researching the multiple murderer: A comprehensive bibliography of books on specific serial, mass, and spree Killers.  Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 18(1), 61-85.

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Durand, K., & Aamodt, M. G. (2003, October).  A meta-analysis of the MMPI profiles of criminals.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Corpus Christi, Texas.

 

Brewster, J., Aamodt, M. G., & Raynes, B. L.  (1998).  Law enforcement and batterer MMPI profiles:  Any correspondence?  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Portland, OR.

 

Surrette, M. A., & Aamodt, M. G.  (1996).  Burning down the mission: Issues in profiling people who set fires to churches.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

 

Aamodt, M. G.  (1984). Relationship between personality and expectancy and illegal driving behavior.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Other Forensic Research

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Aamodt, M. G.  (2000).  The role of the I/O psychologist in police psychology.  Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 15(2), 8-10.

 

Aamodt, M. G.  (2000).  Teaching forensic psychology.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Canton, OH.

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Aamodt, M. G., & Chiglinsky, M. (1989). Effect of residential treatment homes on  neighborhood property values and crime rates.  Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 5(1), 20‑24.

 

Aamodt, M. G.  (1985).  Effect of movie warnings on adolescent's preference for movies.   Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, Little Rock, Arkansas.

   

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