Warning: your favourite memory may be just a poor reconstruction

30 August 2019

Your clearest memory cannot be trusted; not in a court room, not in the witness box, nor when sworn on an oath.

However, for professionals to simply propose such a thing is to shake the pillars of our justice system so firmly that some people in our community will go to extreme lengths to suppress any suggestion of it.

On their recent visit to the ANU Research School of Psychology, Professor Elizabeth Loftus and Emeritus Professor Don Thompson, spent some time speaking about the fallibility of the human memory.

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