1. Mistaken Identifications and Convictions of the Innocent: Insights from Psychological Science


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    Dr. Gary Wells lectures on how police procedure can cause eyewitnesses to crimes to misremember events and help convict innocent people. Dr. Wells’ research provides empirical scientific support for what legal advocates have long claimed: flawed eyewitness identification procedures are the leading cause of wrongful convictions.

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    • Spitting for science


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      Spitting is a lot easier than giving a blood sample, but it can provide useful information about a person's hormone levels. Scientists know that people in close relationships, such as mothers and babies and romantic couples, show a correlation in hormone levels. Now, researchers at Arizona State University are studying saliva to find out if hormones also work in concert among a college marching band. Can making music with other people bond us on a biological level? Researchers from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts are working together at the intersection of biology, social sciences and the arts. Read more about work at the Interdisciplinary Institute for Salivary Bioscience Research in CLAS Magazine: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/746975?__r=281133 Produced by Alexander D. Chapin and Perla Farias http://researchmatters.asu.edu Join the conversation... http://www.facebook.com/asuresearchmatters http://twitter.com/asuresearch

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      • Bar lab serves to decode behaviors, alcoholic tendencies


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        Professor Will Corbin sits down with science writer April Stolarz in his bar lab to discuss his research on the effects of alcoholism on young adults. Produced and edited by Chakris Kussalanant for ASU News.

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