Factors Affecting Eye Witness Testimony

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  • Created on: 05-05-16 09:32

1. Which of these is NOT true for Children's EWT?

  • Children's memory store can hold information longer than adults
  • Lack of schema to encode events properly
  • Will pick out a picture in a line up even if the person they were looking for is not there
  • Will say anything to please authority figures
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2. Who found that children can omit more information than adults?

  • Leichtman and Ceci
  • Koriat et al
  • Saywitz
  • Ceci+ Bruck

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

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

4. Which of these is not a part of the cognitive interveiw

  • Answering chronologically
  • Changing Perspectives
  • Reporting every detail
  • Recreating the context of the incident
  • Recalling the event in different orders

5. In the weapon focus study by Loftus, what were the % who described the man with the pen Vs the man with the knife?

  • 49% Pen ,33% Knife
  • 30% Pen , 15% Knife
  • 33% Knife, 49% Pen
  • 52% Pen , 63% Knife


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