Video and Multimedia

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The Gift of Endless Memory

Summary: Lesley Stahl from 60 Minutes reports on Superior Autobiographical Memory

Why Eyewitnesses Get It Wrong

Summary: Scott Fraser studies how humans remember crimes—and bear witness to them.

Memory Distortion

Summary: In this video, we’ll learn how our brain can trick us into falsely remembering details of our past experiences.

Recovered Memories, False Confessions & the Misinformation Effect

Summary: The misinformation effect occurs when people are given misleading information that changes their memory of events. It can cause issues with two phenomena in the legal system: recovered memories and false confessions.

Recovered Memory: Syndrome, Therapy & Controversy

Summary: This video explores the idea and evidence behind recovered memories. How well has the idea of recovered or suppressed memories been researched? Has it ever come up in a larger context, such as court?



Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, PNAS

Summary: PNAS is one of the world’s most-cited and comprehensive multidisciplinary scientific journals, publishing more than 3,100 research papers annually.

Oxford Bibliographies

Summary: Oxford Bibliographies provides faculty and students alike with a seamless pathway to the most accurate and reliable resources for a variety of academic topics.

Simply Psychology

Summary: Eyewitness testimony is a legal term. It refers to an account given by people of an event they have witnessed.

AllPsych Online

Summary: Memory and Forgetting. AllPsych Online is one of the largest and most comprehensive psychology websites on the Internet. Inside the site you’ll find over 920 individual, cross referenced, web pages and an estimated 3000 pages of printed material.