Shaw JS. They may also feel intense pressure to choose someone from a lineup in order to help solve the crime. Moreover, previous attention research has shown that people look more often and for longer durations at unusual rather than typical objects within visual scenes.
Remembering emotional events: The fate of detailed information. Eyewitness Expert Testimony Cutler et al.
The influence of emotion on memory in forensic settings. Summary It is clear that eyewitnesses can make mistakes, even if they are trying to be honest and cooperative.
Several additional variables can affect their lineup performance or the confidence they express about their choice. For example, Wise and Safer 27 surveyed U. Knowledge of eyewitness memory.