Eyewitness Identification Writing Assignment

Watch the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drQ3i6EejPE_x000D_
Scenario: You are a defense attorney and one of the students in the video above has wrongfully identified your client as the thief of the laptop._x000D_
Given what you know about:_x000D_
effortful vs. automatic encoding_x000D_
state-dependent and mood-congruent memory_x000D_
interference, and_x000D_
the constructive nature of memory (including misinformation, imagination, and source amnesia effects),_x000D_
how would you challenge the validity and reliability of that eyewitness testimony? What arguments would you use to confront the witness in your cross-examination and attack his/her credibility?_x000D_
Write a defense of at least 300 words, answering the questions in red above. Use the research articles below, as well as the material from the rest of this lesson, to support your conclusions. Make sure to use the Key Terms correctly and format them in bold._x000D_
Research Article #1: Misinformation Effect https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/evidence-based-justice-acknowledges-our-corrupt-memories/_x000D_
Research Article #2: Flashbulb memories https://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-09-09/flashbulb-memories-of-dramatic-events-such-as-9-11-arent-as-accurate-as-believed_x000D_
Research Article #3: How accurate are our memories of 9/11? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/911-memory-accuracy/_x000D_
Research Article #4: Eyewitness identification https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/do-the-eyes-have-it/_x000D_
Your defense/evaluation of the reliability of eyewitness testimony (integrating the above-mentioned issues) should be double-spaced, with 1-inch margins, and in 12-point font. See the “More About the Eyewitness Identification Assignment” page and the “Eyewitness Identification APA Checklist” for more resources and information. _x000D_
Leave time to submit a draft of your assignment to the Free Tutoring services for helpful feedback. Submit your write-up in the “Writing Assignment #1: Eyewitness Identification” Assignment Tool. _x000D_
Be sure to check the course Calendar for due dates._x000D_
Criteria on which you will be graded:_x000D_
Your assignment is clearly written and persuasively answers the questions in red above._x000D_
Your accurate use of concepts, Key Terms, and behavioral terminology._x000D_
The depth of your research/preparation – how much use you made of the text and articles provided._x000D_
Word count and APA Checklist requirements have been met (including in-text citations and References)

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