Criminal and Abnormal Psychology (WAITLIST)

  • Session

    EYM Summer 2022 Session B

  • Class Category

    Humanities

The focus of this course is an examination of the interaction between the discipline of psychology and the criminal justice system.  It examines the aspects of human behavior directly related to the legal process such as eyewitness memory, testimony, jury decision making, and criminal behavior, especially as it connects to crimes committed by people diagnosed with severe mental illnesses.  Guest speakers are likely to include members from law enforcement, the court system, and practitioners of psychology.

About Expand Your Mind

For Rising 8th-12th Grade Students

A Unique Experience on a College Campus

Expand Your Mind brings together talented students from across the Twin Cities, the nation, and the world for intensive learning and discovery during two 2-week summer sessions. Located on the beautiful campus of Macalester College, EYM challenges students academically while developing leadership skills, instilling self-confidence, and fostering lifelong friendships among like-minded peers.

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