PSYC 360 EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY
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 eyewitnessâ€™ identification; and to think critically about preventing mistaken identifications. (Prerequisite: three psychology courses required.)
There are no prerequisites listed for this course.
Three psychology courses required.