Eyewitness Identification

Psychological Research Suggests More Deep Flaws in Latest Search Strategy for Madeleine McCann?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

Time delays may mean memory for faces is more of a whole impression than an analysis of individual features. The issuing of a computerised image could be a flawed approach. But another problem is not just the time delay in the Madeleine McCann case but the very way the media has reported the crime could have damaged the possibility of correct identification.

Reducing Wrongful Convictions

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Our memory is capable of incredible things; however, it does not work like a tape recorder, neither when memorising an event, nor when attempting to recall it. In court, eyewitness evidence is regarded to be among the most incriminating type of evidence.