How reliable is eyewitness testimony?

Eyewitness testimony--it's often thought of as solid evidence in criminal cases, but researchers including Iowa State University's Gary Wells have found that our memories aren't as reliable as we think. Sometimes, we can even build false recollections about people we only think we saw.

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