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Rock Star Professor or Memory Magician? Perhaps You Recall
Paul G. Mattiuzzi
Licensed psychologist, criminal forensic consultant, workplace...
It is one thing to talk about how our minds can fool us. An adult remembers going to Disneyland as a child for a picture with Bugs Bunny? No problem. It is different when you see how our minds can fail us.
The Urgent Need To Reform Police Collection Of Eyewitness Evidence
Tara Lai Quinlan
Lawyer and criminologist
Why then would police resist seemingly common sense reforms to eyewitness identification procedures? The issue has less to do with the sensibility of the measures themselves and more to do with the complex nature of policing culture.
We Are Naturally Bad Sleuths.. And Frequently Fail To Find The Truth
Carmichael Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati College ...
How could 10 witnesses have all said they were certain a defendant was the perpetrator of the crime, when DNA testing later proved that he was innocent?
Do We Own Our Memories?
Law Professor, Bioethicist, and Editor of the Neuroethics and ...
As we develop more effective ways to access and alter the memories of others, our memories start to seem less and less our own.
Our Fallible Memory: It's a Feature, Not a Bug
Dr. Fiona McPherson
Cognitive psychologist and author
I've seen it in family members, I know just how terrible it is. But Alzheimer's takes away all dignity, takes away the ability to communicate, takes away the ability to function in the world. Why do we focus only on one loss: memory?
WATCH: Why Your Memories Can't Be Trusted
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