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    Forensic Child Witnesses

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    children also serve as witnesses in forensic investigations and proceedings, especially in cases involving sexual abuse, or in cases where there may be no visible evidence or physical indications of a crime, therefore relying on the child’s eyewitness memory (Hobbs et al., 2014). Ever since colonial times in the United States, there has been a great deal of skepticism about the testimony of child witnesses, until the 1970s and 1980s when there was an increase in empirical research on the…

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    the most important thing of all, your memory. Your memory is what allows you to remember how to brush your teeth, speak, or experience emotions. The cerebrum, the largest part of the brain, is where the short term memory is stored. It is not stored all in one place. It is stored among the four lobes of the brain: the frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal lobe. These lobes all have different functions and jobs. Depending on what type of short term memory it is, it will have gone to one of…

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    Kenny Lopez 12/10/14 I selected the research article titled “Exercise training increases size of hippocampus and improves memory,” since it provided answers to my questions about Alzheimer’s disease. This article discusses the idea that as people age, the part of the brain that is responsible for forming, organizing, and storing our memories called the hippocampus, shrinks and deteriorates. As a result, people are susceptible to developing Dementia, which causes episodes of forgetfulness.…

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    person may interpret events and then how that affects their behavior. By gaining the most basic understanding of how someone interprets their environment and different stimuli helps to determine how people perceive different events and different emotions (Morris & Hasson 2010). Many believe that this is one main reasons that artificial intelligence has a long way to go because it has no physical senses and it can only go by what is inputted into it. Perception is essentially looking at the…

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    Sleep And Memory Essay

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    important part of a human’s life; it rejuvenates our energy levels, helps with mental processing, and lastly helps with memory and memory retention. Memories are essential any living being. Remembering where the car keys are or remembering meaningful thoughts are what help us connect ideas, thoughts, or things together. Therefore, if we study the connections of sleep and memory this could improve the way we retain information. That there are other variable that could help improve the way we…

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    Amnesia In Crime

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    Variations of Amnesia in Crime Amnesia; partial or complete memory loss. Amnesia is witnessed in three diverse states; dissociative, organic and malingered amnesia. All of which contain a lapse in memory recollection. However, each maintains a distinctive trigger. Criminals are exploiting the inadequate constraints of dissociative and organic amnesia in an effort to malinger amnesia in criminal trials. Although there are a number of perceived reasons why a person may become amnesic, either…

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    school and it is hurting their education experience. Technology is mainly hurting students in education because it contains a lot of false information that can be difficult to check for accuracy, it makes plagiarism a large concern while hindering the memories of children and society. With all the information available on the internet, finding credible and factual information can be very…

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    Loftus pointed out, that memories could be changed by providing misinformation, such as suggestions and false details. She also demonstrated that the choice of words (regarded as suggestions) using in the interrogation, could contaminate or distort a witness’s memory. Thus, she concluded that misinformation can influence and adjust people’s memories with suggestive fashion. However, the awareness and recognition of misinformation could resist its deleterious effects on memory. The experiment of…

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    Summary Erasing Bad Memories is an article that can be found on the American Psychological Association website. This article shows what researchers, neuroscientists and psychologists have been doing to try to understand how frightening memories are made and how they can possibly rid the mind of them. Many people suffer from anxiety. Usually, anxiety is induced by fearful memories. Even though someone may be in a safe situation, their brain brings back the memories and create it anxiety.…

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    Dreams And Memory Essay

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    are based off memories and past emotions. Another factor is the role that gender plays in remembering our dreams. Also, the number of…

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