Thinker
A Cognitive Psychology Resource

Eyewitness Testimony

One of the important findings of cognitive psychologists is that memory is less reliable than many of us would like to think. That is, we may feel confident that something happened in a particular way, but only because that is how we may expect it to have occurred, or hindsight leads us to these conclusions. In these demonstrations, you will assess your memory for different scenes.

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Bart Everson & Elliott Hammer, PhD