Cognitive interview

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COGNITIVE INTERVIEW: played big part in helping to increase accuracy in EWT

Steps of cognitive interview:
-make witness relaxed and tailor language to fit the witness
-witness recreates environmental and internal context of the crime scene
-witness reports absolutely everything they can remember about the crime scene
-witness recalls different orders from different perspectives
-interviewer avoids any judgemental or personal questions

Geislman et al
-staged situation, intruder carrying a blue rucksack entered a room and stole a slide projector
-2 days later ppts asked about the event
-independent groups design, either standard interview or cognitive interview technique used
-ppts were asked in the interview 'was the…


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