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Our memory does not work like a video camera: 9-part series may provoke your reevaluation of eyewitness testimony (and memoir wr

Posted Jun 17 2010 12:00am

Slate.com recently ran a series about the decades of research by Dr. Elizabeth Loftus on memory. From " Human memory does not work like a camera: Contaminated testimony and injustice " (True/Slant):

Elizabeth Loftus, a University of Washington psychology professor, spends lots of time in courtrooms, trying to promote accuracy in eyewitness testimony and recovered memories. In the wrongful conviction world that I inhabit, she is praised by some, reviled by others.

The Web magazine Slate.com recently published a multi-part series about Loftus’ controversial research, controversial theories and controversial court testimony. Over eight days, journalist William Saletan shared his in-depth reporting about Loftus.

Here are links to each of the 9 articles:

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