Cognitive interview

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  • Created on: 08-05-14 13:40
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  • Cognitive interview
    • Recall in reverse oreder
      • describe the event in reverse order, makes you really think about the event - extracts more detail
      • aims to vary route through memory in order to increase recall and to remove the effects of 'scripts'
    • Recall from a changed perspective
      • describe the incident from the perspective of other people who were present at the time
    • Report everything
      • include every single detail of the event, even though it may seem irrelevant
      • aims to increase consistency between actual event and recreated situation
    • Context reinstatement
      • recall an image of the setting
        • weather
        • lighting
        • distinctive smells
        • any people nearby
        • any feelings at the time


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