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…