Study finds crime witness ID method can affect error rate

By Kay Henderson – DES MOINES, Iowa | Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:25pm EDT (Reuters) – The method by which photos of suspected criminals are shown to witnesses can affect the accuracy of identifications, with photos shown in a sequence producing fewer mistakes, a study has found. Gary Wells, a psychology professor at Iowa State University who was the study’s lead researcher, said presenting photos one at a time…[For full story: ]

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Study finds crime witness ID method can affect error rate

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