Anxiety + Eyewitness Testimony

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Loftus (1987) found that when a crimes committed, arousal may focus the witness on one or more details. What was this known as?
The Weapon-Focus Effect
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Who found that when shown a violent version of a crime, there was a significantly impaired recall? (x2)
Loftus and Burns (1982)
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Christianson and Hubinette conducted their experiment, when?
1993, for a period over 15 months
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Johnson and (who?) did a study on the Weapon-Focus Effect in 1976?
Johnson and SCOTT
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What were the conclusions to their (Johnson and Scott) study?
The less threatening the object, the better the recall!
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Yuille and Cutshall (1986) focused on the effetc of recall after experiencing anxiety, being asked leading questions and over a period of time. What did they conclude?
They concluded that the Weapon-Focus Effect was accurate and supported Eyewitness Testimony, therefore making the study reliable
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Deffenbacher suggests that performance ________ with _________ of arousal up to some _______ point and then ________ with further increases!
IMPROVES, INCREASES, OPTIMUM, DECLINES
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Who found that when shown a violent version of a crime, there was a significantly impaired recall? (x2)

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Loftus and Burns (1982)

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Christianson and Hubinette conducted their experiment, when?

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Johnson and (who?) did a study on the Weapon-Focus Effect in 1976?

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What were the conclusions to their (Johnson and Scott) study?

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