2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

PSY 141 Memory: Imperfections, Injustices & Improvements

3 hours 

This course will examine how people's memories can alter the course of justice. By examining the psychological basis of memory and how it operates in everyday life, this course will explore the constructive nature and malleability of memory and how this relates to phenomena such as forgetting, false memories, and the reliability of eye witness testimony.




This course satisfies John Jay's College Option: Justice & the Individual (100-level) area of the Gen Ed program.

This course is a First Year Seminar and is restricted to Freshmen only.