Eye Witness Memory

Would you sign a statement that a student had cheated, even after sitting next to them and watching everything they did, because you were shown a video a few hours later that had been altered to suggest that they had cheated? Even if you were told that you should not sign the eye witness statement unless you were 100% sure that they had cheated and the other student would be punished? According to a new study on eye witness memory you might. Kimberley Wade a psychologist at Warwick University found:

"Our participants were willing to sign a statement to say that they witnessed another person cheating in an experiment, when in fact, that person never cheated".

Link to:
Fake Video Can Convince Witnesses to Give False Testimony

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