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PhotoFit Me

Would you make a good eyewitness? Photofit Me explores how we remember faces and challenges you to construct the face of a culprit or to recreate the face of a celebrity or even a friend! Test yourself with our interactive and see how good your face recognition abilities are.

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Martin Conway: Flashbulb memory

Events like the September 11th Attacks or the killing of President Kennedy stick in the mind - even for people unconnected with the victims. Professor Martin Conway, Professor of Cognitive Psychology at City University London explains how these flashbulb memories help us undestand what happens during a crime.

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5 mins
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Forensic psychology: Taking it further

Explore how the mind works, and discover how the limitations of the human brain can lead to major miscarriages of justice.

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OU on the BBC: Eyewitness

Can you trust your memory? Eyewitness explores the fallibility of human memory in witness testimony.

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The mind of a witness

Johanna Motzkau, lecturer in Forensic Psychology at The Open University talks about factors that influence how we remember and looks into the mind of a witness.

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10 mins
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Identifying faces

Using an E-FIT facial composite system the Open University has created some celebrity images. Look at the images and see if you can tell who they are.

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Becky Milne explains the cognitive interview

Dr Becky Milne, Principal Lecturer at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth, explains the technique of cognitive interviewing.

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15 mins
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Misidentification: can you identify the criminal? audio icon

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Misidentification: can you identify the criminal?

Professor Graham Pike from the Open University guides us through the eyewitness experience by viewing a crime and identity parade.

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5 mins
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Professor Elizabeth Loftus on distorted memory

Can our mind really play tricks on us? Leading Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus explains distorted memory.

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5 mins
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Visual identification: Photo credit card study

Dr Nicola Brace, Senior Lecturer in Psychology talks us through the challenges eyewitnesses face when remembering unfamiliar people.

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5 mins
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Wipe out: Can you remove memories?

In this extract from episode six of Breaking Science, Doctor Chris Smith and Helen Scales discuss a scientific development which might, one day, lead to the ability to 'zap' memories

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Breaking Science: Mice memory, X-ray tape ...

Erasing memories, amazing butterflies, X-rays from sticky tape and cracking your knuckles – there's something for everyone.

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