Lunchtime Lectures: False confessions – When lies become evidence

With the University of Chester Running from
Last event: Tuesday 15 September 2020 at 12pm
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In this lecture, Dr Glenys Holt of the School of Psychology will take you into the strange world of false confessions, where words can have terrible consequences, and lies become the truth.What compels someone to falsely confess, and how does that moment change the course of a trial, and ultimately a life? We will consider why confessions are so powerful, even if they can be proven false, and why it is so hard to see the lies behind the words.

Lunchtime Lectures is a collaboration between Storyhouse and the University of Chester, providing an open platform for debate on a range of topics and fascinating subjects.

They take place on the third Tuesday of each month.

This lecture will be taking place on Zoom. Please click here for the link.

Meeting ID: 712 0328 5765
Passcode: 6Lu7Tw

Duration

Approx 60 mins

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