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Unformatted text preview: Andre Mallqui 7 th Period Chapter 9 Article 1 Questions: Thanks For The Memories! SEPARATE PIECE OF PAPER 1. What researcher’s work is chronicled in the article? The researcher, whose work is chronicled in this article, is Elizabeth Loftus of the University of Washington. 2. Describe Loftus’s view of the nature of memories and how it differs from that of a recording device like a video. Loftus views memory as unstable, capable of changing and being altered over time. She states that reconstructive memory is a result of your use of new and existing information to fill in the gaps in your recall of an experience. 3. How area has Loftus applied most of her research to? Give an example for how she has found her research relevant to this area. She applied most of research to criminal law and asking questions. She found this relevant due to a situation when a eye witness is being questioned about a car crash; the wording of the question is confusing and causes misconception “How many people were in the car that speeding” this implies that the car was speeding....
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