How good is your memory, really? Why do we feel so certain about our memory, even while it is so suspect? Can something told to you after an event change your memory of the event? Why is it so hard to reconstruct a face? Is there a relationship between confidence and accuracy? How is your ability to remember a scene changed if there’s a gun pointed at you? Join Eagleman to find out why eyewitness testimony is the most questionable technology we allow in courts.

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