The Power of Suggestion: What Justice Professionals Need to Know When Questioning Witnesses

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Thu, Jun 29th, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET
Thu, Jun 29th, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM CT
Thu, Jun 29th, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM MT
Thu, Jun 29th, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM PT
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Our recollections for events we experience can be influenced by other sources of suggested information.  This webinar will provide an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of eyewitness memory, and factors associated with child and adult witnesses adopting suggested information.  Participants will learn the following:

  • How recollections for events can be affected by exposure to post-event information.
  • The effect of trauma and stress on eyewitness memory.
  • Factors that affect suggestibility.
  • Investigative techniques that enhance eyewitness accuracy.


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