Introduction in which Sheldon and Marilin discuss some surprising research results on memory production and failure. Interview with famed psychologist and memory expert Dr. Elizabeth Loftus about her research on Implanted Memories. The Science Report details cases of false memory and accusations of child molestation that led to long prison terms for innocent people. Good News report from Marilin about a case of mistaken identity that eventually had positive outcomes.
SHOW NOTES - EPISODE EIGHT
CLICK HERE to visit Elizabeth Loftus' web page and learn more about her research.
CLICK HERE to read a detailed account of the Kern County Child Molestation cases, and the witch hunt led by former D.A. Ed Jagels.
CLICK HERE to learn about "Picking Cotton: A Memoir," by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton.