Elizabeth Loftus

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Elizabeth Loftus

Elizabeth F. Loftus is an American psychologist and expert on human memory.


Eyewitness Testimony (1979)[edit]

Harvard University Press, 1966

  • In real life, as well as in experiments, people can come to believe things that never really happened.
    • p. 62
  • The results were clear: the new environment inhibited recognition.
    • p. 90
  • To be cautious, one should not take high confidence as any absolute guarantee of anything.
    • p. 101
  • The problem is clear: the unreliability of eyewitness identification evidence poses one of the most serious problems in the administration of criminal justice and civil litigation.
    • p. 179

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