2002/09/28
 
03:08

What They Think They Know Can Hurt You

Recently I referred to the work of Elizabeth Loftus, who has done work on how people can "remember" things that never happened. While this is interesting on an academic level, for some people it is far more serious. Partly on the strength of evidence based on so-called "repressed memories", a volunteer at the Spring Valley church day care centre spent more than 2 years in jail before finally being acquitted and exonerated of all charges. Check out the news article here.

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