EWT - Misleading information

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Leading questions
Point to a certain answer because of how they are phrased
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Loftus and Palmer
Car crash study - leading questions (e.g. smashed) affected speed estimates ppts gave
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Substitution not response bias
Loftus and Palmer asked about broken glass, leading question had altered memory of event
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Post - event discussion
When co-witnesses talk about event, this can contaminate EWT
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Source confusion
Distorts original memories because witnesses confuse what they actually saw with what they subsequently heard
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Conformity theory
Eyewitnesses go along with other witness testimonies
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Loftus and Palmer

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Car crash study - leading questions (e.g. smashed) affected speed estimates ppts gave

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Substitution not response bias

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Post - event discussion

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Source confusion

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