EWT - Leading Questions

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Leading Questions

A question that is worded in such a way that it might bias how a respondent answers.

Loftus and Palmer - Car Crash 1

Showed a car accident and asked to answer questions on it. One group was asked a normal question, another 'How fast has a car travelled?'. Peopple who were asked with 'fast' in the questions, answered on average with a higher speed. Therefore LQ has a significant affect on EWT.

Loftus and Palmer - Car Crash 2

Later people were asked was there any glass after the accident and people who were asked beofre with a stronger verb answered positively. Therofer it shows that it also changes their own perception.That their perseption…


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