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· students (aged 3-8) were included in a science demonstration
· They were given scientific information, and then their parents were given a
story to read that included the scientific elements they were taught but also
included novel information that wasn't true
· Children were asked to recall the story
· They found that the children had incorporated the two sources of information
together (source monitoring)
· When asked about where they had received the information that made up
their account the older children revised their account and got rid of the fake
· Younger children didn't do this
· Implications: The younger a person is the less they can source monitor their
recall and this affects EWT negatively…read more

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· Lab experiment means that the results are repeatable and variables could be
· Included a variety of aged children
· Small sample size
· Lacks mundane realism…read more


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