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Age can be a factor affecting eye witness testimony - this is as sometimes children or the elderly my be required to give evidence as witnesses or even victims. 

Poole and Lindsay (2001) - 

- Engaged children 3-8 years old in a science demonstration.

- Parents read the children a story convincing aspects from the science demonstration aswell as novel information. 

-Children were then asked questions about the science demonstration.

Findings : Kids incorporated info from parents story into original memory. Older children were able to…


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