Loftus and Palmer

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Aim- to investigate the effect of leading questions on eyewitness accounts and effect that leading questions may have on later memory

Hypothesis- the strength of the verb used in the leading question will effect the participants reports of the speed of the crash  Experiment  1 Method- lab experiment Sample- 45 student divided into 5 groups Procedure- All watched a video of a car accident and then asked to write what they had seen and then given a questionnaire which included the critical leading question Verbs in leading question- smashed, collided, bumped, hit or contacted Findings- The leading


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