Aims and Context Loftus and Palmer (1974)

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What type of context can L+P's study be placed in?
Legal context-1960's- miscarriages of justice due to witness misidentification? Are memories being altered by leading questions Either by form or content, suggest ti the witness is desired. Estimation of speed difficult- Marshall (1969)
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Can be placed in academic context from Bartlett. Describe Bartlett's study
Asked pps to recall an unfamiliar story- they reconstructed the story using normalisation and rationalisation- memories altered by schema of words like "canoe" loftus suspected that recall would be altered by schemas of words like "smashed
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Carmichael also provides context for L+P. Describe Carmichael's study
Verbal label's- i.e "Curtain" will shape the way a memory is stored and recalled. Fits with L+P as they wanted to test constructive memory
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What were L+P's aims?
1.) to find out the effect of leading questions have on the estimation of speed 2.) to find out if leading questions just change your response or if it changes your memory (after 1 week)
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