Teaching about Repressed Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Eyewitness Testimony

@inproceedings{Miller1997TeachingAR,
  title={Teaching about Repressed Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Eyewitness Testimony},
  author={Leslie Adrienne Miller},
  year={1997}
}
Victims and witnesses to crimes frequently must remember information about what they saw. What they remember can dramatically affect the outcome of cases and the lives of the victims, the accused, and family members. This article describes an under-graduate course that examines human memory and its role in two applied legal issues: repressed memories of childhood sexual abuse and eyewitness testimony. Because these issues involve applying memory to real-world situations, and because they… CONTINUE READING