here’s an absolutely fascinating article refuting the contention that we can treat the gospels as eyewitness accounts of Jesus by citing research into the fallibility of memory. specifically check out section one: “Eyewitness Testimony in Psychological Research”.
this will take you to the journal itself. you want:
How Accurate Are Eyewitnesses? Bauckham and the Eyewitnesses
in the Light of Psychological Research
Judith C. S. Redman