Researcher, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Erik is a researcher at the Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He has a broad research interest in legal psychology and has published over 20 reports on the topic. Among other areas, he as conducted studies on deception detection, information elicitation, and eyewitness memory. These studies have focused both on theoretical and more applied issues, and have included controlled experimental methods as well as quasi-experimental studies with practitioners. In 2017, Erik received the EAPL early career award.

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  • Mac Giolla, E., Ask, K., Granhag, P. A., & Karlsson, A. (2018). Can reality monitoring criteria distinguish between true and false intentions? Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Advance online publication. doi 10.1016/j.jarmac.2018.08.002
  • Calderon, S., Mac Giolla, E., Ask, K. & Granhag, P. A. (2018). Drawing what lies ahead: False intentions are more abstractly depicted than true intentions. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 32, 518-522. doi: 10.1002/acp.3422
  • Calderon, S., Mac Giolla, E., Granhag, P. A., & Ask, K. (2017). Do True and False Intentions Differ in Level of Abstraction? A Test of Construal Level Theory in Deception Contexts. Frontiers in psychology, 8. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02037

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