The Accuracy of Eyewitness Testimony
Eyewitness Reaction Paper
Please watch the following TEDTalk presentation by forensic psychologist Dr. Scott Fraser, whose topic is the accuracy of eyewitness testimony. Given what you know from this week’s lessons on eyewitness reports, please describe the various system, postdiction, and estimator variables that were present in Dr. Fraser’s case presentation. What could the investigating officers in this case have done to assure the accuracy of their eyewitnesses?
Please also provide your initial reactions to hearing the facts of this case.Why Eyewitnesses Get It Wrong (Links to an external site.)Your reaction paper must: Be at least 500 words Be completed using college-level writing Incorporate information/terms from this week’s course material