The eyewitness research group headed by Professor Amina Memon is based in the Psychology Department at Royal Holloway University of London. We use methods from experimental psychology to understand why eyewitnesses make errors. We are also conducting research to improve our understanding of the role of eyewitness evidence and decision making within the Criminal Justice System.
Cardinal Pope School in Hackney was visited by Professor Amina Memon today, who gave a talk about studying psychology to 6th form students. We hope that they enjoyed and are feeling inspired to study psychology!View full post
Prof. Amina Memon provided the following interpretation of the film ‘What Maisie Knew’, in response to a review published on the University of Maastricht’s Forensic Psychology webpage : “The perspective of the child was a novel and captivating element of this movie. The camera focuses on Maisie in almost every single shot often cutting out …View full post
Lab member Dr. Julie Gawrylowicz will be presenting research about the eyewitness performance of older adults, a collaboration with Professor Amina Memon and Dr. Alan Scoboria. Other lab members will also be in attendance, and there a still a few spaces left (this event is free but attendees must book their space) Event information: http://www.esrc.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/festival/festival-events/professionals-2013/vulnerable-witnesses.aspx Book …View full post