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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

Effects of cooperation on information disclosure in mock-witness interviews
A. D. Vilar, R. Horselenberg, Leif Strömwall, Sara Landström, L. Hope et al.
Legal and Criminological Psychology, Journal article 2020
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 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

Sexualbrott på nätet – hur mår de barn som drabbats?
Malin Joleby, Carolina Lunde, Sara Landström, Linda S. Jonsson
Barnrättsdagarna 2019, Örebro, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Pressuring strategies used by offenders when targeting children for online sexual abuse
Malin Joleby, Sara Landström, Carolina Lunde, Linda S. Jonsson
the 15th meeting of the Nordic Network for research on Psychology and Law (NNPL), Tallin, Estonia, September 27-28, 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Perpetrator strategies for sexually abusing children online
Malin Joleby, Sara Landström, Carolina Lunde, Linda S. Jonsson
the Annual Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law abstract book, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 17-20 July 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

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2017

Interviewing asylum seekers: A vignette study on the questions asked to assess credibility of claims about origin and persecution
Tanja van Veldhuizen, Robert Horselenberg, Sara Landström, Pär-Anders Granhag, Peter J. van Koppen
Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Admitting sexual abuse against infants and preschoolers: Defendant statements in Swedish court cases
Mikaela Magnusson, Emelie Ernberg, Sara Landström
The European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) conference. Menchen, Belgium: 28-31 May, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

2016

Convicted and then Acquitted - Why Different Courts Reach Different Conclusions in the Same Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Malin Joleby, Sara Landström, Emelie Ernberg
The 12th meeting of the Nordic Network for research on Psychology and Law (NNPL). Uppsala, Sweden: 23-24 September, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Preschoolers’ disclosures of child sexual abuse: Examining corroborated cases from Swedish courts
Mikaela Magnusson, Emelie Ernberg, Sara Landström
12th Meeting of the Nordic Network for research on Psychology and Law, September 2016, Uppsala, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Sexual abuse investigations involving preschool-aged victims: Which cases are prosecuted?
Emelie Ernberg, Sara Landström
12th Meeting of the Nordic Network for research on Psychology and Law, September 2016, Uppsala, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Assessing Reliability of Verbal Statements in Swedish Courts: Judges' perception of the Supreme Court Criteria
Sara Lindgren, Sara Landström
The 12th Meeting of the NNPL in Sweden, September 23-24, 2016, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Victim blame in single versus multiple perpetrator rape cases
Kerstin Adolfsson, Leif Strömwall, Sara Landström
The 26th meeting of the European Association of psychology and Law (EAPL), Toulouse, France, July 5-8, 2016, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Förhör med förskolebarn i polisutredningar
Mikaela Magnusson, Sara Landström
Brottsoffermyndighetens viktimologiska forskarkonferens, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

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