Eyewitness Testimony

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Eyewitness Testimony
Legal term for witnesses who give evidence in court concerning the identity of a suspect
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Factors that affect accuracy of EWT
- Age Weather - Personal situations - Memory - Closeness of event - event witnessed eg. car crash
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Role of misleading info/leading q's in EWT
- what happens after an event affects accuracy of memory - Memories are fragile and susceptible to distortion through misleading post-event information espesh misleading q's
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Leading Question
whats your name? what was the person wearing?
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Misleading question
Did you see
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- Age Weather - Personal situations - Memory - Closeness of event - event witnessed eg. car crash

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Factors that affect accuracy of EWT

Card 3

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- what happens after an event affects accuracy of memory - Memories are fragile and susceptible to distortion through misleading post-event information espesh misleading q's

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Card 4

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whats your name? what was the person wearing?

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Card 5

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Did you see

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