Effects of age of witnesses on accuracy of EWT.

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What did Parker & Carranza (1989) find?
In a photo identification task, children had a higher rate of choosing than adults but were more likely to make errors.
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What did Poole & Lindsay (2001) find?
Young children are affected by misleading information and give inaccurate EWT.
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What did Yarmey find?
Young & middle aged adults were more confident in their recall; recall was best in younger adults; correlations between accuracy of recall and confidence.
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What did Memon et al find?
When the test delay was long,older witnesses were less accurate to identidy perpetrator.
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AO2: What is an explanation for Memon et al's study and who suggested it?
Source recollection hypothesis - Johnson et al.
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AO2; Why might the findings of Yarmey's study not be generalisable?
The target individual was a younger woman (OWN AGE BIAS - ANASTASI + RHODES)
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AO2: Who has supported Parker and Carranza's study?
Goodman & Reed.
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AO2; what is an extraneous variable for the reason why younger pps were more accurate?
Confidence (they are more willing to take a chance)
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