Professor Sven Åke Christiansson

Professor Sven Åke Christiansson

Stockholm University

Sweden

 

 

 

Sven Å Christianson is a Professor of Psychology, Ph.D., Chartered Psychologist at the Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden. He has authored or co-authored over one hundred scientific papers and a number of books, e.g., Handbook of emotion and memory, Traumatic memories, Advanced interrogation and interviewing technique. Offenders’ memories of violent crimes; Inside the head of a serial killer; Psychological myths in the legal system. The objective of his research programme is to gain an understanding of the relationship between emotion and memory, with a specific focus on victims’ and offenders’ memories of violent and sexual crimes. Dr Christianson has been a consultant in numerous murder, rape and child sexual abuse cases, and he is often used both as a speaker and as a psychological expert witness.

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