EYEWITNESS MEMORY

refers to an individual's unique recollection of a specific event or occurance from memory, typically associated with criminal events, such as the mugging of a citizen or a bank robbery.

EYEWITNESS MEMORY: "An eye witness memory may be used in a court case against an individual against whom charges have been raised."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EYEWITNESS MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/eyewitness-memory/ (accessed March 17, 2019).
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