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ERIC Number: EJ635893
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
A Case of Mistaken Identity? The Psychology of Eyewitness Memory.
Chambers, Karen
Journal of College Science Teaching, v31 n1 p66-69 Sep 2001
Explores the fundamental principles of memory, eyewitness accuracy, and police questioning techniques in witness identification in a criminal case. Studies the details of an actual series of attacks and the subsequent police investigation to illustrate that memory is a reconstructive process rather than an accurate recording of events. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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