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Karl Ask

Professor

Karl Ask
Professor
karl.ask@psy.gu.se
+46 31 786 1937

Room number: 526
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 Karl Ask

Biography

Ph.D in Psychology 2006, Docent 2011, Professor 2018. Member of the research unit for Criminal, Legal, and Investigative Psychology (CLIP).

Teaching

I teach social, cognitive, and legal psychology. Lecture topics include research methods, social cognition, emotion, and investigative psychology.

Research

My primary research interests are: (1) Emotion and social cognition. How does our current emotional state influence judgments of others, particularly assignments of responsibility, blame, and punishment? (2) Credibility judgments. What social-cognitive processes are involved when people assess credibility? What are the roles of affective and cognitive feelings in these processes? (3) Investigative and legal decision making. How do motivation, emotion, and situational factors influence judgments of criminal evidence? (4) Psychology of crime victims. How are crime victims perceived and treated by the public and the legal system?

Latest publications

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 2020
Review article

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

Investigative decision making
Karl Ask, Ivar Fahsing
The Routledge international handbook of legal and investigative psychology. Ray Bull, Iris Blandón-Gitlin (red.), London, Routledge, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

From pervasive beliefs to wrongful convictions
Enide Maegherman, Robert Horselenberg, Karl Ask, Peter van Koppen
In-Mind Magazine, Magazine article 2019
Magazine article

The Claim that Confidence Can Predict Accuracy in Deception Detection is Premature
Timothy Luke, Karl Ask, Patrik Michaelsen, Lina Nyström
40th Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. Montreal: 15-18 November., Poster 2019
Poster

“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

Eliciting Information in Intelligence Contexts: The Joint Influence of Helpfulness Priming and Interview Style
David Amon Neequaye, Karl Ask, Pär-Anders Granhag, Aldert Vrij
Investigative Interviewing – Research and Practice Journal , Journal article 2019
Journal article

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2019

Can reality monitoring criteria distinguish between true and false intentions?
Erik Mac Giolla, Karl Ask, Pär-Anders Granhag, Annica Karlsson
Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Journal article 2019
Journal article

2018

Risk assessment tools and criminal reoffending: Does bias determine who is “high risk”?
Jennifer Kamorowski, Martje Schreuder, Corine de Ruiter, Marko Jelícic, Karl Ask
In-Mind Magazine, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

Drawings of false intentions are more abstract than drawings of true intentions
Sofia Calderon, Erik Mac Giolla, Karl Ask, Pär-Anders Granhag
The 28th conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law, Turku, Finland: June 26-29, 2018, Poster 2018
Poster

Truth or tale? How construal level and judgment mode affect confidence and accuracy in deception detection
Mariela Jaffé, Marc-André Reinhard, Karl Ask, Greifeneder Rainer
Open Psychology, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Investigative decision making
Karl Ask, Ivar Fahsing
The psychology of criminal investigation: From theory to practice, New York, Routledge, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

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