Cognitive interview

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Geiselman
Improve accuracy, developed by the cognitive interview technique used by police, it relies on the fact we store infomation in different ways therefore need to access the information in different ways : 4 instructions
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4 Instructions
Mentally recreating the context of the original inncident (environmental or emotional) ------- Changing the narrative order (not chronological) ------ Changing persepctive ------- Reporting everything (might trigger further recall)
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Fisher and Geiselman
Added 2 more : Interviewers need to build up a good relationship with the witness &&& Focused retrival witness (focus concentration and make extra effort)
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Evaluation : Geiselman :support
Showed police traning videos of violent crime to 89 students, 48 hours later individually interviewed eith standard or cognitive technique they found that CI had 41.5 items whereas Standard interview had 29.4 items
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Evaluation : Geiselman : Weakness of police study
Use of video and only students therefore results lack ecological and population validity
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Evaluation : Geiselman :support of his study : Fisher
47% more information gained after using CI technique training detectives and using interviewing real life witnesses therefore this is real life support
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Mentally recreating the context of the original inncident (environmental or emotional) ------- Changing the narrative order (not chronological) ------ Changing persepctive ------- Reporting everything (might trigger further recall)

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Fisher and Geiselman

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