2017-2018 / YCER0051-1

Analysis of withness accounts
  • False memories and eye-witness accounts
  • Witness accounts and cognitive interviewing
  • Evaluation of credibility of speech in children : methods and critical analysis
  • Evaluation of credibility of speech in adults : methods and critical analysis
  • Actuarial methods in analysing witness statements

Duration

False memories and eye-witness accounts : 3h Th
Witness accounts and cognitive interviewing : 5h Th
Evaluation of credibility of speech in children : methods and critical analysis : 3h Th
Evaluation of credibility of speech in adults : methods and critical analysis : 3h Th
Actuarial methods in analysing witness statements : 4h Th

Number of credits

 University certificate in psycho-legal expertise6 crédits 

Lecturer

False memories and eye-witness accounts :
Witness accounts and cognitive interviewing :
Evaluation of credibility of speech in children : methods and critical analysis :
Evaluation of credibility of speech in adults : methods and critical analysis :
Actuarial methods in analysing witness statements :

Coordinator

Adelaïde Blavier

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

False memories and eye-witness accounts

Illustration of the false memory phenomenon
Inducing false memories: the techniques
Underlying cognitive mechanisms
Recommendations

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

False memories and eye-witness accounts

Acquisition of knowledge on the false memory phenomenon

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

False memories and eye-witness accounts

Face-to-face

Recommended or required readings

False memories and eye-witness accounts

Brédart, S. (2011). La construction des faux souvenirs : une analyse cognitive. In G. Grandjean & J. Jamin (Eds.), La concurrence mémorielle (pp. 185-196). Paris : Armand Colin. Brédart, S. (2004). La récupération de souvenirs d'abus sexuels infantiles chez l'adulte. In S. Brédart & M. Van der Linden (Eds .), Souvenirs récupérés, souvenirs oubliés et faux souvenirs (pp. 13-46). Marseille : Solal.

Assessment methods and criteria

Work placement(s)

False memories and eye-witness accounts

None

Organizational remarks

Contacts

False memories and eye-witness accounts

Serge Brédartemail: serge.bredart@ulg.ac.be
tel: 04 3662015