Fisher and Geiselman developed the cognitive interview. It has 4 distinct components;
1. Report Everything - The interviewer encourages the reporting of every single detail of the event, even those that may seem irrelevent e.g. uninvolved onlookers
2. Mental Reinstatement/Context Reinstatement - The interviewer encourages the interviewee to mentally recreate the environment. This could include sound, smells, weather conditions etc.
3. Changing the Order of…