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  • Anxiety
    • Christianson and Hubinette
      • Interviews with witnesses of bank robberies in swededn (onlookers and bank clerks who were directly threatened)
        • Interviews conducted 4-15 months after the event with 75% recall- anxiety= more accurate recall
    • Johnson and Scott-weapon focus
      • Two conditions: pen with grease and bloodied knife letter opener
        • Pp overheard conversation and then the individual leave the room they were then shown pictures and asked to identify the individual holding the weapon but that the individual may not be present
          • with pen-49% 33%-knife
    • Yerkes-Dodson law
      • shows the relationship between emotional arousal and performance as an inverted U
      • medium anxiety-optimum level of anxiety


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