Key Study2:Loftus et al-Facts about weapon focus
Aim:to provide support for the weapon focus effect when witnessing a crime.
Participants:36 students from washington uni aged 18-31.Half recruited via advertisements and paid $3.50 and the others were psychology students participating for extra credits.
Told the study wad about proactive interference.
All shown 18 slides of a series of events in a Taco restaurant, all slides the same except one.
In the control group the second person…