Digital copy of the Witness Statement of Professor Martin A Conway to assist the States of Jersey Police in reviewing the evidence in the case of [a former resident at Haut de la Garenne] with reference to his knowledge of human memory. [Some details redacted].

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May 18th 2009 - May 18th 2009

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Lists his occupation as Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute of Psychological Sciences at the University of Leeds. Details his expertise in the field of human memory, particularly in relation to autobiographical memory, and experience acting as an expert witness of a number of cases of remembered childhood sexual and physical abuse. Details an evaluation of the accounts of memories reported in the evidence of [a former resident at Haut de la Garenne] in the context of his scientific understanding of human memory. Lists evidence examined and details evaluation of this evidence, remarking on memory performance. Describes the case as unusual in terms of memory, listing three possibilities and detailing concerns about the source of the memory that is reported.


Conway, Martin A, Professor
BBC Horizon
Haut de la Garenne
Leeds University
States of Jersey Police


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