The Cognitive interview

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  • Psychologists wished to develop memory retrival techniques, aiming at more accurate infomration.  The cognitive interview was created by Geiselman et al, to be used by police investigators. 


Interview is based on four parts:

  • Recreating the context of the orginal incident. 
    This is done through asking the witness to recall details such as weather, lightning, smells etc.
  • Report every detail.
  • Recall the event in a…


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