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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 30 Citations 6,276 78 World Ranking 388 National Ranking 242

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Social psychology

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Law, Adjudication, Scientific evidence and Epistemology. His Social psychology research includes elements of Suspect, Skepticism, Conviction and Forensic science. His Law study frequently links to related topics such as Actuarial science.

His Adjudication study incorporates themes from Credibility, Criminology and Witness. His Scientific evidence study combines topics in areas such as Sentence, Neuroimaging, Clinical psychology and Mens rea. His studies in Epistemology integrate themes in fields like Proxy and Handwriting.

His most cited work include:

  • The Coming Paradigm Shift in Forensic Identification Science (392 citations)
  • Modern scientific evidence : the law and science of expert testimony (224 citations)
  • The Daubert/Kumho Implications of Observer Effects in Forensic Science: Hidden Problems of Expectation and Suggestion (196 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of investigation include Law, Social psychology, Forensic science, Criminology and Empirical research. His study focuses on the intersection of Law and fields such as Scientific evidence with connections in the field of State. His Social psychology study also includes

  • Jury which is related to area like Test,
  • Context which connect with Vulnerability.

Michael J. Saks interconnects Forensic identification, Engineering ethics and Handwriting in the investigation of issues within Forensic science. His research in Forensic identification tackles topics such as Epistemology which are related to areas like Identification and Social psychology. His study in Empirical research is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Actuarial science and Damages.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Law (26.26%)
  • Social psychology (16.20%)
  • Forensic science (12.85%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2021)?

  • Law (26.26%)
  • Forensic science (12.85%)
  • Empirical research (9.50%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Michael J. Saks spends much of his time researching Law, Forensic science, Empirical research, Forensic identification and Mental health. Michael J. Saks combines topics linked to Consistency with his work on Law. His Forensic science research incorporates themes from Sophistication, Criminology, Forensic psychology and Data science.

His Empirical research research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Social science, Criminal law and Engineering ethics. He has included themes like Feature, Faith and Foundation in his Forensic identification study. Michael J. Saks merges Toolbox with Social psychology in his research.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Neuroimages as evidence in a mens rea defense: No impact. (79 citations)
  • Letter to the Editor- Context Management Toolbox: A Linear Sequential Unmasking (LSU) Approach for Minimizing Cognitive Bias in Forensic Decision Making. (78 citations)
  • Neuroimage evidence and the insanity defense. (53 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Social psychology

His primary areas of study are Empirical research, Forensic science, Social psychology, Expert witness and Neuropsychology. The concepts of his Empirical research study are interwoven with issues in Forensic identification, Social science, Engineering ethics and Foundation. His research integrates issues of Empirical evidence and Faith in his study of Forensic identification.

His Forensic science study frequently draws connections between adjacent fields such as Criminology. His Social psychology research integrates issues from Context, Cognitive psychology and Criminal law. In Expert witness, Michael J. Saks works on issues like Psychotherapist, which are connected to Insanity.

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Best Publications

Social psychology in court

Michael J. Saks;Reid Hastie.
(1978)

305 Citations

Justice Improved: The Unrecognized Benefits of Aggregation and Sampling in the Trial of Mass Torts

Michael J. Saks;Peter David Blanck.
Stanford Law Review (1992)

280 Citations

Children’s Competence to Consent

Gary B. Melton;Gerald P. Koocher;Michael J. Saks.
(1983)

179 Citations

Neuroimages as evidence in a mens rea defense: No impact.

Nicholas Schweitzer;Michael Saks;Emily R. Murphy;Adina L. Roskies.
Psychology, Public Policy and Law (2011)

162 Citations

Letter to the Editor- Context Management Toolbox: A Linear Sequential Unmasking (LSU) Approach for Minimizing Cognitive Bias in Forensic Decision Making.

Itiel E. Dror;J.D. William C. Thompson Ph.D.;Christian A. Meissner;Irv Kornfield.
Journal of Forensic Sciences (2015)

143 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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