Memory Expert Witnesses

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Memory expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including Psychology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, and Cognitive Science. Some of the most common specialties among memory expert witnesses include Dementia Studies, Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment, Child Development and Memory Loss, Forensic Neuropsychology, and Alzheimer's Disease Research. They can opine on the effects of trauma on memory, age-related memory decline, the reliability of eyewitness testimony, the impact of drugs or alcohol on memory, and the progression of degenerative memory disorders.

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Alcohol Use and Sexual Assault Expert Witness | WashingtonView profile


Alcohol Use and Sexual Assault Expert Witness | Washington

This expert has over 30 years of experience researching, alcohol intoxication, sexual violence and domestic violence. He gained his PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Washington. He has served as an associate professor of psychology at SUNY Buffalo and has directed programs in cultural psychology and ethnic studies at the University of Washington. He has published extensively on...

Memory Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a memory expert witness in legal proceedings?

A memory expert witness provides insight into how memory works, including its reliability and factors that can influence it. They may testify on issues related to eyewitness testimony, false memories, or cognitive function.

What types of cases might require a memory expert witness?

Cases involving eyewitness testimonies, such as criminal trials, personal injury cases, or disputes where recollection of events is crucial, often benefit from a memory expert witness.

Are there subspecialties within the field of memory expertise?

Yes, some experts specialize in areas like childhood memory, traumatic memory, aging and memory loss, or the effects of substances on memory.

How can a memory expert witness help in cases involving Alzheimer's or dementia?

In such cases, a memory expert can provide insights into the patient's cognitive abilities, evaluate their capacity to make decisions, or assess the validity of their past memories.

Can a memory expert witness assist in cases involving false confessions?

Absolutely. Memory experts can explain how interrogation techniques and psychological factors can lead to false memories and subsequently false confessions.

How does Expert Institute select its Memory expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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