Our changeable memories

Most individuals are very confident in the accuracy of their memories. Many witnesses argue that they can recall events without missing one detail. However, research purports that our memories are not as reliable as they might seem. These malleable memories can be influenced by leading questions and creative imaginations.

(2003) on memories:

Loftus, E. (2003). Our changeable memories: Legal and practical implications. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 4, 231-234.

Read the article, and create a PowerPoint slide presentation to share your findings.

Note: Present your research using the article as well as the scientific theories covered in this unit. Please integrate your personal opinion on this topic as well.

Your slide presentation should contain a minimum of eight slides. Do not limit your information strictly to the article by Loftus. You may use additional sources as well. Be creative in your presentation. Do not forget to include a title slide and citation slide. These slides are not counted in your total slide count. All sources used, including the article, must be referenced. Paraphrased and quoted material must have citations as well.

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