Friday, January 30, 2009

Awareness Test

If you should sit on a jury, you will likely find yourself having to consider eyewitness testimony. How much faith should you put in it? The Innocence Project lists faulty eyewitness testimony as a leading cause of wrongful convictions. Remember that law enforcement personnel are in their own way witnesses, remembering what people say to them, how they respond with body language, details from a crime scene. How accurate are our perceptions? How aware are we? How aware are you? Click the video below and take the test:

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