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Innovation in technology and its impact on professional advancement often go hand in hand. As technology changes, most professions, including forensic psychology, must adapt to remain viable. Technological advances, such as using new identification techniques, podcasts of proceedings, and computers and videoconferencing to aid in the assessment of individuals, have impacted the way forensic psychology is used in the courts. As technology changes, forensic psychology professionals in the courts must learn to adapt to these changes while adhering to ethical and legal guidelines

Review the article "Contemporary Tools in Forensic Investigations: The Prospects and Challenges," and pay particular attention to the ways technology has impacted forensic psychology.
Review the article "Teleconferencing Model for Forensic Consultation, Court Testimony, and Continuing Education," and focus on the impact of technology on forensic psychology in the courts.

Select three examples of technology that you think will have an impact on the future of forensic psychology in the courts.

A description of the three examples of technology that you selected. Then explain why you selected each and how each might impact forensic psychology in the courts.

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) of reviewing an article on new technologies in forensic science practice and it's impact in forensic psychology for the courts. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to reflect on information provided from a published material. I have assumed that either one of these articles can be the focus. In this solution, I have exemplified using one of the listed articles. I suggest using this outline:

1. Article Particulars & Overview - 100 words
2. Technology examples - 150 words
3. Likely Impact - 100 words

This outline should yield around 350 words which should cover what you need. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. All the best with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Contemporary Forensic Tools

• Author: Samuel Adebisi
• Title: Contemporary Tools In Forensic Investigations: The Prospects and Challenges
• Publication: The Internet Journal of Forensic Science, Vol. 4, No. 1
• Year: 2008
• Publisher: Internet Scientific Publications

(Adapted from Adebisi, 2008)

"Forensic practice had of recent time gone beyond just identification and tracking down criminals, but now to prevent the incidence, considering the advancing technology being presently employed. It is nonetheless obvious that ...

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