Memory and Eyewitness Testimony

In my last three columns (1), I discussed limitations on certainty. Now let's look at two more, related sources of "certainty" that nearly all of us trust too much: memory and eyewitness testimony.

The Constructive Nature of Memory Eyewitness Testimony – Experiments have shown people's great susceptibility 4

The study of eyewitness memory and eyewitness testimony was being scrutinized when modern forensic psychology first established itself over 100 years ago.

The Problem with Eyewitness Testimony

a talk by Barbara Tversky, Professor of Psychology

Eyewitness Testimony | Simply Psychology

Unreliability of Eyewitness Testimony and Memory