San Francisco Police Department’s Forensic Services Division to undergo training regarding cognitive bias in forensics

The training will be presented by Dr. Itiel Dror, PhD., who has done extensive research in the areas of cognitive bias and human performance, including information processing involved in perception, judgment and decision making.

http://sfbay.ca/2015/09/05/sf-forensic-division-to-undergo-cognitive-bias-training/

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  1. […] Dr. Itiel Dror is a leader in identifying cognitive bias in forensic analysis. Now, through his research, cognitive bias is becoming more apparent in DNA testing as well. Without blind testing, partial DNA profiles may become a “match” to a suspect even when that same partial match is possible with other individuals.  Read more from the reporters at the Marshall Project. […]

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