Tag: "eyewitness" at medical news
Murder, eyewitness identification and the limits of human vision
...t ends with the conviction of two men based on the eyewitness
identification of the defendants from a distance o...uld. The jurors said this gave credibility to the eyewitness
identification. In late 2004, an appeals court granted a new trial. "It is becoming more apparent ...
Northwestern researchers pinpoint how false memories are formed
...ter a traumatic event and about the credibility of eyewitness
accounts in criminal trials. Because memories are imperfect under ordinary circumstances -- forming, storing and retrieving them, with great variations in factors influencing those processes -- it is unlikely that a one-answer-fits-all will settle ...
False memories, failing recall are not an inevitable consequence of aging, research suggests
...es can raise doubts about their ability to provide eyewitness
testimony. Several theories exist for why false me...st. In another experiment, researchers created an eyewitness
scenario by showing a video of a workman stealing a wallet from an office desk. Researchers then in...