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False memories: from the lab to the courtroom - Science Weekly podcast

How much of our memory is fictitious? And how is this psychological research now being applied to the world of eyewitness testimony and victim statements? For decades now, we’ve known that our memories are not as infallible as we like to think. And with research now showing that researchers are able to plant entirely novel memories that never actually happened – the need for psychological research in the courtroom has never been more pressing.
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