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Thursday, January 29, 2015

She Convinced Them They Committed A Crime

I came upon a fascinating piece this week about a researcher who was able to implant false memories in the minds of some test subjects, even to the point of getting them to confess to crimes they didn't actually commit. So I invited the researcher, Dr. Julia Shaw of the University of Bedfordshire, to join me on KTRS to explain how she implanted those memories, how much detail participants revealed about things that had never happened, and the implications for police interrogations in which innocent people confess.

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