Memory Stages

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Psychology is known as the science of behavior and mental process. In Greek psychology has been define as a study that will talk about the soul where, the psyche and logos is both an academic and applied discipline that involving the scientific study of mental process and behavior. In other terms, psychologies also know as a study of the thought processes and behavior of humans and other animals in their interaction with the environment. Psychologists study processes such as perception, cognition, emotion and motivations, personality, abnormal behavior, and interpersonal relationships. Its also refers to the application of knowledge to various spheres of human activity, including issues related to daily life, such as family,
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Karl Vance's girlfriend lived in the housing project in which Tyrone lived. In fact, she was Tyrone's next door neighbor. It is possible that Tyrone was familiar to Karl because they had seen each other in the hallways of the apartment complex. Thus, when Karl Vance saw the picture of Tyrone in the lineup it is possible that he misattributed the familiarity he felt for the picture to the crime scene rather than accurately attributing it to seeing Tyrone around the apartment complex.

At the time the police was taking evidence from the witness, they having a misleading questioning, by doing the photo lineup using the standard producer by having a similarity on the photos to make sure the defendant are not of the line. The fact that during the photo lineup all the photos had a person with a mole was a subtle cue to the witnesses that the suspect the police had in mind had a mole. In the live lineup, only Tyrone had a mole and the witnesses picked him out as the criminal. The suggestion that the accused had a mole in the photo lineup may have decreased the accuracy at the time of the live lineup.
In this case, Tyrone stood out because he was the only one with a mole at the live lineup. He may also have stood out because he was the only one with a stutter when asked to speak during the lineup.
. This is similar to the findings of other studies on memory that demonstrate people use varying criteria to determine whether they remember something depending on the


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