New Scientific research from Australia: Limit eyewitness identification time to increase accuracy

Research done by Neil Brewer (Flinders University, Australia) shows that accurate witness identifications are made within a shorter time compared to inaccurate identifications. Brewer suggests a new type of police line-up where witnesses are asked to identify suspects within a particular time period, instead of the usual line-up process during which witnesses are given time to think over their decisions.

For the science behind this:

http://www.economist.com/node/21548919?frsc=dg

One response to “New Scientific research from Australia: Limit eyewitness identification time to increase accuracy

  1. This is very interesting. Thanks for bringing this to our attention

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