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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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2015

Prosecutors' reflections about sexually abused children and their ability to stand trial
Emelie Ernberg, Inga Tidefors, Sara Landström
European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) + World Conference, August 4-7 2015, Nuremberg, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

2014

Smell and Tell: Evoking Past Memories Using a Vanilla Odor
Mikaela Magnusson, Sara Landström, Emma Roos Af Hjelmsäter
The 10th meeting of the Nordic Network for research on Psychology and Law (NNPL), Oslo, Norway, November 7-8, 2014, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

To Prosecute or not to Prosecute: Law Students’ Judicial Decisions in CSA Cases
Emelie Ernberg, Sara Landström
The 10th Meeting of the Nordic Network for Research on Psychology and Law (NNPL), Oslo, Norway, November 7-8, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

Credibility Judgments in Context: Effects of Emotional Expression, Presentation Mode, and Testimonial Consistency
Sara Landström, Karl Ask, Charlotte Sommar
The 10th meeting of the Nordic Network for research on Psychology and Law (NNPL), Oslo, Norway, November 7-8, 2014 , Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

Smell and Tell: Evoking Past Memories Using a Vanilla Odour
Mikaela Magnusson, Sara Landström, Emma Roos Af Hjelmsäter
The 7th annual conference of the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG). Lausanne, Switzerland, 4-6 June 2014, Poster 2014
Poster

Why Presentation Mode Matters: Affective and Motivational Mechanisms Mediate the Presentation Mode Effect
Sara Landström, Karl Ask, Charlotte Sommar
The 7th annual conference of the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG). Lausanne, Switzerland, 4-6 June 2014, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

2013

Children’s episodic memory: The effect of odour exposure during encoding and retrieval
Emma Roos Af Hjelmsäter, Sara Landström, Maria Larsson, Pär-Anders Granhag
Nordic Network for Research on Psychology and Law (NNPL), 2013-10-26, Århus, Dk, Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution

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