FRONTLINE The Fingerprint Examiner's Achilles Heel
How knowing the details of a crime can alter the matchmaking process. Details
Episode: The Fingerprint Examiner's Achilles Heel
Can knowing the details of a crime alter the matchmaking process? Yes, says neuroscientist Itiel Dror. It's called cognitive bias, and it can happen to even the most competent expert.
Premiere Date: 04/17/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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