Doctored Videos and Witness Statements

Time and Location
Poster Session X - Board: X-015
Sunday May 25, 2008, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Exhibit Hall

Sarah L. Green
University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom

Robert A. Nash
University of Warwick, Coventry,United Kingdom

Kimberley A. Wade
University of Warwick

Image-editing software makes it easy to meddle with videos. Might doctored videos lead people to testify about events they never witnessed? We filmed individuals completing a task, told them that their task-partner cheated and showed them a doctored video of the alleged cheating. Videos induced people to sign witness statements.

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