[LMB] OT: Change blindness
proto at panix.com
Sun Oct 10 12:27:49 BST 2021
> On Oct 9, 2021, at 2:47 PM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> There's a famous video where people are asked to study a basketball
> game, and only around 5% of test subjects recall that a man in a gorilla
> suit walks across the court.
True and the mallibility of memory means that if a witness picks someone
out of a lineup that tends to overwrite the memory of the event. Juries are
tend to take confidence of witnesses as indications of truth. Law enforcement
has generally used this to get convictions.
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