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Did you see the incident? Examining memory for a crime

We are currently seeking to recruit fluent or native English speakers, aged 18-40 years, with normal or corrected-to-normal vision. Our study investigates factors that affect memory and the reporting of information for witnessed events.

You will be asked to watch a video of a theft and then provide a report of what you have seen. The study should take around 60 minutes to complete, and you will receive £10 as payment for your time and contribution.

The study has been reviewed and given a favourable ethics opinion, reference number: SFEC 2018-020

Volunteers must be:

  • Age: 18-45
  • Gender: Either
  • Staff/Student: Both

More Information:

All participants will receive £10 upon the completion of the study.

  • Dates: August 2018
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Location: King Henry Building

If you would like more information, contact Violet Burek at

This testing has been reviewed by the Science Faculty ethics committee and been given the following ethics code: SFEC 2018-020

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