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Eyewitnesses play a crucial role in our legal system. The purpose of the course is to introduce you to a broad range of topics that are investigated by eyewitness memory experts and to help you gain a basic familiarity with some of the fundamental concepts, principles, theories, and legal applications of eyewitness testimony. Students will learn about the major theoretical perspectives of human memory; research methods used to evaluate the reliability of eyewitnesses; how certain factors affect the reliability of an eyewitness' identification; and to think critically about preventing mistaken identifications. (Prerequisite: three psychology courses required.)

Credits: 3


Social Science


Three psychology courses required. 

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