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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

"'Hidden Brain': How Psychology Was Misused In Teen's Murder Case"

From NPR, via the NACDL's News-of-Interest:

LISA KAVANAUGH: You certainly can't undo the power of having been told through hypnosis you're going to be able to go back and zoom in on the faces of the people you saw and freeze the events so that you can, you know, zoom in on their features. Once you've been told that as an eyewitness, it's really hard not to believe the strength of the memory that you have.

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