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Elizabeth Loftus on Eyewitness Testimony

Professor Elizabeth Loftus discusses the unreliable nature of eyewitness testimony and describes her groundbreaking research on eye witness evidence.

She focuses on her seminal study, Loftus & Palmer (1974), its methods and findings, and its applications to car accidents. She explains the problems with eye witness evidence.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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