Glossary E

Eyewitness memory is defined as a narrative memory of a personally witnessed event.

Eyewitness testimony is defined as a testimony given by an individual that has witnessed part or all of an event, such as a crime or an accident). Eyewitness testimony is usually inaccurate, unreliable, and distorted by subsequent information. One of the roles of Forensic psychologists is to help identify the conditions in a specific case that might produce distortions in testimony.
Eysenck is known for flawed research on counseling that showed little results. His research spurred new research that showed effectiveness of counseling.

Hans Eysenck (1916-1997) is probably best known as a Controversialist. Eysenck has received acclaim and criticism from colleagues and seems to strive more from the latter.

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