Associate Professor - Sarasota
Office: Sarasota - SMC C263
Psychology of Language, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Perception.
Ph.D. Area: Cognitive and Neural Sciences
Juror/jury decision making, juror memory (collaborative memory), juror perceptions of witness credibility, eyewitness memory and credibility, children as eyewitnesses, and the social use of memory.
Recent Journal Articles
Honors and Award
Ruva, C. L. & McEvoy, C. (2007). Negative and positive pretrial publicity and delay affect juror memory and decision making, Under review for JEP: Applied.
Ruva, C. L., McEvoy, C., & Bryant, J. B. (2007). Effects of pretrial publicity and collaboration on juror bias and source monitoring errors./ Applied Cognitive Psychology, 21,/ 45-67.
Ruva, C.L., & Bryant, J.B. (2004). The impact of age, speech style, and question form on perception of witness credibility and trial outcome.
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 34, 1919-1944.