watch the video at the Times and see how quickly the whole event unfolded and how easy it would be for a bystander to misunderstand what happened.
The spread of video cameras throughout our world has already had profound effects on our society, notably the declining reputation of the police, and it will continue to do so. It may also have big effects on how we understand our own minds, since we may now regularly be confronted by recordings that show how false our memories can be.
Friday, May 15, 2015
In New York, a Great Example of Eye-Witness Memory Gone Wrong
Labels: justice, psychology
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