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Sara Landström

Senior lecturer

Sara Landström
Senior lecturer
sara.landstrom@psy.gu.se
+46 31 786 4291

Room number: 584
Postal Address: Box 500, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 41314 Göteborg


Department of Psychology (More Information)
Box 500
405 30 Göteborg
www.psy.gu.se
psykologi@psy.gu.se
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Sara Landström

Biography

  • Born in 1980
  • Ph.D. in psychology 2008
  • Associate professor in psychology 2014
  • Full-time member of Faculty as lecturer since 2011

Teaching

I am responsible for, and teach at Legal and Investigative Psychology (first and second cycle), and Interviewing child witnesses (third cycle). I supervise students at third cycle.

Research interests

My research interest is legal psychology in general, with focus on reliability and credibility, sexual violence, children's testimony, and interview and interrogation methods.

Member of the research unit for Criminal, Legal and Investigative Psychology (CLIP).

Video summary of challanges in forensic interviews with children and the Swedish Kevin case (with enlish subtitles) 

Current research

The Sequential Method: A Way to Improve the Quality of Forensic Interviews with Young Children? Financed by The Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority during 2016-2018. Principal investigator: Sara Landström. PhD-student: Mikaela Magnusson. Collaborators: Dr Lucy Akehurst (University of Portsmouth) 

Child victims of sexual offenses online - Causes, experiences and consequences. Financed by The Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority during 2016-2018. Principal investigator: Carolina Lunde. PhD-student: Malin Joleby. Collaborators: Sara Landström, Linda Jonsson (LiU), Carl Göran Svedin (LiU)

Remembering what never occurred? False memories for single and repeated experiences. Financed by the European Commission at Maastricht University, 2017-2020. Principal investigators: Henry Otgaar (Maastricht University), Timothy Luke & Sara Landström. PhD-student: Bruna Ferreira Da Silva Calado.

Strategic regulation and reporting in the alibis of innocent and guilty suspects. Financed by the European Commission at University of Portsmouth, 2015-2018. Principal investigators: Lorraine Hope, Sara Landström och Karl Ask. PhD-student: Shiri Portnoy. Collaborators: Pär Anders Granhag

Investigative interviewing with uncooperative witnesses. Financed by the European Commission at Maastricht University, 2016-2019. Principal investigator: Peter van Koppen & Robert Horselenberg, PhD-student: Alejandra De La Fuente Vilar. Collaborators: Leif Strömwall, Sara Landström & Lorraine Hope.

The effect of coping strategies on memory for traumatic virtual reality (VR) video details. Financed by the European Commission at Maastricht University, 2016-2019. Principal investigators: Henry Otgaar, Tom Smeets & Sara Landström. PhD-student: Tameka Romeo. Collaborator: Harald Merckelbach.

Latest publications

Beliefs about suspect alibis: A survey of lay people in the United Kingdom, Israel, and Sweden
Shiri Portnoy, Lorraine Hope, Aldert Vrij, Karl Ask, Sara Landström
The International Journal of Evidence & Proof, Journal article 2020
Journal article

The memory‐impairing effects of simulated amnesia for a mock crime
Tameka Romeo, Henry Otgaar, Tom Smeets, Sara Landström, Marko Jelicic
Applied Cognitive Psychology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Maybe you can draw it? The effects of using drawings during investigative interviews with preschoolers
Mikaela Magnusson, Emelie Ernberg, Sara Landström, Malin Joleby, Lucy Akehurst et al.
the Nordic Network for Research on Psychology and Law, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

“I think you did it!”: Examining the effect of presuming guilt on the verbal output of innocent suspects during brief interviews
Shiri Portnoy, Lorraine Hope, Aldert Vrij, Pär-Anders Granhag, Karl Ask et al.
Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, Journal article 2019
Journal article

The Analysis of Nonverbal Communication: The Dangers of Pseudoscience in Security and Justice Contexts
Vincent Denault, Pierrich Plusquellec, Louise M. Jupe, Michel St-Yves, Norah E. Dunbar et al.
Anuario de Psicología Jurídica, Review article 2019
Review article

Does a longer rapport-building phase improve preschoolers’ witness capabilities during investigative interviews?
Mikaela Magnusson, Emelie Ernberg, Sara Landström, Malin Joleby, Lucy Akehurst et al.
2019 Annual conference of the European association of psychology and law abstract book, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Police Suspect Interviewing: A Self-Report Survey of Police Practices and Beliefs in Europe
Jenny Schell-Leugers, Miet Vanderhallen, Renate Volbert, Sara Landström, Trond Myklebust et al.
The 12th Annual Conference of the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG), Stavern, Norway, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Psykologer i rätten: Vad kan vi (inte) bidra med?
Sara Landström
Psykologikonferensen 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

The impact of lying about a traumatic virtual reality experience on memory
Tameka Romeo, Henry Otgaar, Tom Smeets, Sara Landström, Didi Boerboom
Memory and Cognition, Journal article 2019
Journal article

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2007

Live and Videotaped Testimonies: Observers’ Perception, Assessment and Memory
Sara Landström, Pär-Anders Granhag, Maria Hartwig
Paper presented at “Off The Witness Stand: Using Psychology in the Practice of Justice”, New York, New York, USA 07.03.03., Conference paper 2007
Conference paper

Children’s in- and out-of-court testimony: Children’s anxiety and jurors’ scepticism
Sara Landström
I P.A. Granhag & L.A. Strömwall (red:er). Children’s testimony: Grooming, disclosure, memory and blame. Department of Psychology, Göteborg University., Göteborg, Göteborg University, Chapter in book 2007
Chapter in book

2006

Children recalling an event repeatedly – Effects on RM and CBCA scores
Pär-Anders Granhag, Leif Strömwall, Sara Landström
Legal and Criminological Psychology, Journal article 2006
Journal article

Children's testimony: Live vs. videotaped?
Sara Landström, Pär-Anders Granhag, Maria Hartwig
Psychological Aspects of Legal Processes, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Children’s live and. videotaped testimonies: How presentation mode affects observers’ perception, assessment and memory
Sara Landström, Pär-Anders Granhag, Maria Hartwig
Paper presented at the 16th European Conference on Psychology and Law, Liverpool, Storbritannien, 06.06.30, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

A true or false confession? A case-study on the effects of presentation format and camera focus
Sara Landström, Emma Roos Af Hjelmsäter, Pär-Anders Granhag
3rd annual meeting of the Nordic Network for research on Psychology and Law, Turku, Finland, 2006.10.05, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Live and videotaped testimonies: observers´perception, assessment and memory
Sara Landström
Göteborg, Göteborg University, Licentiate thesis 2006
Licentiate thesis

2005

Adults’ ability to discriminate between children’s prepared and unprepared lies and truths
Leif Strömwall, Pär-Anders Granhag, Sara Landström
Paper presented at the 15th European Conference on Psychology and Law, Vilnius, Lithuania, Conference paper 2005
Conference paper

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