Cognitive Bias Awareness

1-day Training Course

Discover the importance of Cognitive Bias and its effects in criminal investigations, and how it can be mitigated to help in interpretations of evidence in this exciting one-day course at Lancashire Forensic Science Academy at Lancashire Constabulary HQ at Hutton, Preston.


This one-day interactive course will showcase the different types of Cognitive Bias, as well as exploring the importance of memory and cognition through theory, case studies and group activities.


The course will be delivered by Dr Sherry Nakhaeizadeh, whose principal research interests include the effect of cognitive bias in forensic science and criminal investigations.


The course will include:

· Introduction to Cognitive Bias

· How we deviate from rationality (system 1 and system 2)

· Confirmation bias, implicit bias, and anchoring

· Introduction to memory and bias.

2023 date coming soon!