When victims of bullying and harassment report abuse, they often face intense scrutiny and skepticism. Memory scientist Julia Shaw proposes three strategies to help victims record their memories in a way that provides unassailable evidence and buoys their cases. Shaw’s no-nonsense, practical talk provides useful pointers to victims of harassment as well as to companies that are serious about weeding out bullying and discriminatory behavior.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why accurately recording traumatic memories and reporting incidents of bullying and harassment to employers is so difficult,
- What three strategies can substantiate memories and strengthen your case, and
- How an online reporting tool enables victims to record and report workplace harassment and discrimination anonymously.
About the Speaker
Memory scientist and criminal psychologist Julia Shaw is the author of The Memory Illusion.