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The science of perception and memory : a pragmatic guide for the justice system

Author: Daniel Reisberg
Publisher: New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2014. ©2014
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In many cases our ability to remember our experiences is crucial for the justice system. The problem, though, is that perception and memory are fallible. How often do our eyes or memories deceive us? Is there some way to avoid these errors, perhaps by gathering our memory-based evidence in just the right way? Can we specify the circumstances in which perceptual or memory errors are more or less likely to occur?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reisberg, Daniel.
Science of perception and memory : a pragmatic guide for the justice system.
New York, New York : Oxford University Press, ©2014
xiii, 368 pages
(DLC) 2014012603
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Reisberg
ISBN: 9780190204501 0190204508
OCLC Number: 891396845
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 368 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Foundations --
2. Perception --
3. Memory --
4. Witness IDs --
5. ID procedures --
6. Voices and conversation --
7. Lies --
8. Confessions --
9. Jury cognition --
10. Kids --
11. Kid investigations --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Pragmatic guide for the justice system
Responsibility: Daniel Reisberg.

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This book applies the latest research in perception and memory to specific issues that arise in the justice system. Daniel Reisberg's aim is to help attorneys, judges, and investigators whenever they  Read more...

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