Factors Affecting Eye Witness Testimony

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  • Created on: 05-05-16 09:32

1. Which of these was not found in Geiselman et al's study?

  • Those under standard interveiw gave 29.4 items correct
  • Information gain was 47%
  • Those under cognitive gave 41.5 items correct
  • Those under cognitive confabulated 0.2 more items than standard
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2. What did the Loftus study on misleading information find?

  • 6.7 of those with a mislead question had remembered that there was a barn, compared with 12.3 of the other group
  • 62.7 of those with a mislead question had remembered that there was a barn, compared with 12.3 of the other group
  • 17.3 of those with a mislead question had remembered that there was a barn, compared with 2.7 of the other group
  • 2.7 of those with a mislead question had remembered that there was a barn, compared with 17.3 of the other group

3. What are the stages of memory acquisition in the right order?

  • Senses, nerves, synapses
  • Storage, Acquisition, retrieval
  • Acquisition, storage, retrieval
  • Retrieval,storage,Aquisition

4. Which of these is not an evealuation point for the cognitive interview?

  • Fisher et al's detectives study
  • Loftus Misleading studies
  • Holidays Childrens Bday Party study
  • Bekerian and Dennett review of 27 studies

5. What is not an evaluation point in Loftus' misleading study?

  • The way in recall is tested has been critisised
  • Even if money was offered the recall didn't increase
  • Christianson and Hubinette found diffrent results
  • very artificial as in court, tension and anxiety may have an added affect on them

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