Evaluation of Research with Reference to alternative evidence- Loftus and Palmer

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L+P's research is supported by Bartlett, describe his study
Found pps tended to reconstruct the "War of the Ghosts" story using normalisation/rationalisation-memories altered by schema "canoe"
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How does Bartlett support L+P?
As in L+P's study, pps memories tended to be altered by schema e.g. the schema of cars "smashing" suggested their would be broken glass
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Which study is stronger, Bartlett's or L+P's?
L+P- lab experiment- more reliable
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L+P's research is also supported by Carmichael, describe his study.
Showed that a verbal label will shape the way a memory of a drawing is stored and recalled
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How does Carmichael's study support L+P?
Backs up L+P's notion that "after the fact" info altering initial perception and thus memory
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Which study is stronger, Carmichael's or L+P's?
L+P- more reliable- used all pps responses to create mean estimates whereas Carmichael only used one set (those deemed "almost entirely different" to the original drawing suggests bias.
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L+P's study is challenged by Yullie and Cutshall, describe there research
Interviewed people 4 months after witnessing a real armed robbery and included two leading questions. Witnesses gave an accurate account that matched their previous report
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How does Yullie and Cutshall challenge L+P?
As they suggested that leading questions may not always distort memory.
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Which study is stronger, Yullie and Cutshall's or L+P's?
L+P- Yullie and Cutshall used interviews which are less scientific and reliable than L+P's experiment
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