Eyewitness Testimony

Legal term for witnesses who give evidence in court concerning the indentity of a suspect

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Eyewitness Testimony

Legal term for witnesses who give evidence in court concerning the identity of a suspect 

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Misleading information/ leading questions in EWT

  • One of main factors that affect accuracy of memory for an event is- what happens the event has take place 

  • Memories are fragile and susceptible to distortion through misleading post-event information- in the form of misleading question

  • Memories may be constructed after the event
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