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Distance impacts eyewitness reliability

Objective details given by eyewitness testimony are less likely to be distorted than subjective details, a new study has found.

Researchers from The University of Adelaide’s School of Psychology have found that the most accurate aspect of eyewitness recollection is distance.

Better understanding of factors that are prone to distortion is hoped to enhance the quality of eyewitness evidence.

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