Complete the “False Memory” lab on the ZAPs site.

  1. Read the Introduction to “False Memory” in your ZAPs Lab Workbook and on the ZAPs website.
  2. Complete the Experience.
  3. View the Data section (where appropriate).
  4. Read the Discussion section.
  5. Answer the following question in 100 to 200 words total.  Make sure you appropriately paraphrase and cite sources used.

Research shows that eyewitnesses allowed to return to the scene of a crime or accident and to recall all they can without any misleading questions from lawyers or police officers have more accurate memories of the crime/accident.  Does Loftus’s research predict this? (Hint: see Interaction Section: Techniques for Maximizing Eyewitness Recall).

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