Change Blindness and Eyewitness Testimony

  title={Change Blindness and Eyewitness Testimony},
  author={Graham M Davies and Sarah Hine},
  journal={The Journal of Psychology},
  pages={423 - 434}
The authors explored the relevance of research on change blindness to eyewitness identification and testimony under intentional and incidental memory conditions. Participants (N = 80, 40 men and 40 women) viewed a video enactment of a burglary in which the identity of the burglar changed at the halfway point of the film. Half of participants were briefed to remember the content, and the other half were not. All were tested for the recall of the content, awareness of the change, and ability to… 

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