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This assignment is worth 5 points. Place complete the assignment in a word document and upload your answers in a word document into your assignment then please submit it for grading. Utilize your textbook and other sources if applicable, to answer the following questions, in no more than three double spaced typed pages. Your answers should be in your own words and should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the questions posed. If you would like to utilize a quote from the text or utilize another source, you must cite your source and be sure to include page numbers where appropriate. Note: Additional research on each of these questions may be conducted via the world wide web and/or the Online Library. The link for the Online Library may be found in the classroom to the left under "Online Library". ( Size 12 font – New Roman Times with page margins set at one inch left-right-top and bottom ). Please answer the following questions. 1. Identify and define the mental processes that account for mistakes in identifying strangers. Also identify the circumstances that affect the accuracy of perceptions in identifying strangers.
identify a person that was involved in the event [1]. There are five circumstances that can affect the accuracy of a witness’s perception/observations in regards to identifying strangers: the length of time in which they observed the stranger, whether there were any distractions during their observation, their focus on the observation, whether the witness was experiencing any stress during the observation, and the race of both the witness and the stranger [1].

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