Violent Perpetrators


Kraft, R. N. (2015). The good intentions of violent perpetrators: A qualitative analysis of Testimony from South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 21 (3), 359-377. 


Kraft, R.N. (2014). Violent Accounts: Understanding the psychology of perpetrators through South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. New York: NYU Press.

Kraft, R.N. (2011). Narratives of perpetrators: Ghastly tales and multiple truths. In D. Journet, B. A. Boehm. & C. E. Britt, (Eds.) Narrative acts: Rhetoric, race and identity, knowledge (pp. 145-161). New York: Hampton Press.

Kraft, R. N. (2009). Regarding the testimony of perpetrators: How truth commissions contribute to the genre of videotaped testimony. Témoigner entre Histoire et Mémoire, 102, 173-192.

Kraft, R. N. (2009). The magnitude gap: Revealing differences in recall between victims and perpetrators. In M. Kelley (Ed.), Applied memory (pp. 147-166). Hauppauge, NY: Nova  Science.

Holocaust Memory

Kraft, R. N. (2006). Archival memory: Representations of the Holocaust in oral testimony. Poetics Today, 27, 311-330.

Kraft, R. N. (2004). Emotional memory in survivors of the Holocaust: A qualitative study of oral testimony. In D. Reisberg & P. Hertel (Eds.), Memory and emotion (pp. 347-389). New York: Oxford University Press.  

Kraft, R. N. (2002). Memory Perceived: Recalling the Holocaust. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Kraft, R. N. (2000). Essay in “Reflections.” Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimony. Yale University, 7-8.

Kraft, R. N. (1998). Holocaust memory: Persistent recall of traumatic events. In R. R. Hoffman, M. F. Sherrick, and J. S. Warm (Eds.), Viewing psychology as a whole (pp. 375-398). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Psychology of Film

Kraft, R. N. (1991). Light and mind: Understanding the structure of film. In R. R. Hoffman & D. S. Palermo (Eds.), Cognition and the symbolic processes: Vol. 3. Applied and ecological perspectives (pp. 351-370). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Kraft, R. N. (1988). Reflections on the silver screen: Cinematic form and memory. In M. M. Gruneberg, P. Morris, & R. N. Sykes (Eds.), Practical aspects of memory: Current research and issues: Vol. 1. Memory in everyday life (pp. 549-554). Chichester, UK: Wiley.

Kraft, R. N. (1987). The influence of camera angle on comprehension and retention of pictorial events. Memory & Cognition, 15, 291-307.

Kraft, R. N. (1987). Rules and strategies of visual narratives. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 64, 3-14.

Kraft, R. N. (1986). The role of cutting in the evaluation and retention of film. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 12(1), 155-163.

Kraft, R. N., Cantor, P. & Gottdiener, C. (1991). The coherence of visual narratives. Journal of Communication Research, 18, 601-616.

Kraft, R. N., & Green, J. S. (1989). Distance perception as a function of photographic area of view. Perception & Psychophysics, 45, 459-466.

Kraft, R. N., Patterson, J. F., & Mitchell, N. B. (1986). Distance perception in photographic displays of natural settings. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 62, 179-186.

Kraft, R. N., & Jenkins, J. J. (1977). Memory for lateral orientation of slides in picture stories. Memory & Cognition, 5(4), 397-403.


Kraft, R. N. (1981). A conversation at the gate. Today’s Secretary, 84, 23-31.


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