Eyewitness: How Accurate Is Visual Memory?

This course presents the interface between psychology and law by examining how psychological findings are relevant to the criminal justice system. Students will explore the application and science of psychology as it relates to the legal system addressing question such as: Do lie detectors work? Can confessions be coerced? How accurate is eyewitness testimony? Are children reliable witnesses? How do jurors decide on guilt and innocence during the deliberation process? Can jurors really disregard information if instructed to do so? How is it determined that someone is not competent to stand trial or cannot stand trial based on the insanity defense?Hours credit: 3. Prerequisite: PSYC 228. Alternate years.

"How accurate is eyewitness testimony, really?" We can challenge the following with respect. - whether the alleged victim can accurately recall your appearance.

Haber, R.N., & Haber, L. How accurate is eyewitness testimony: what do scientists know and what to juries know. Invited presentation to the High Desert Criminal Bar Association meeting, October, 1999.

Eyewitness Testimony | Simply Psychology

Society of Automotive. Engineers CAESAR Conference, San Francisco, February, 1999. Haber, R.N., & Haber, L. How accurate is eyewitness testimony: what do.

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