Loftus and Palmer's studies - Experiment 2

1. What was the IV?

  • How many filler questions there were
  • The presence of a question asking if they saw smashed glass
  • The presence of a question asking about the speed
  • The wording of the question about smashed glass
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2. What was the conclusion of the study?

  • The way in which questions are worded can distort memories of events
  • Response bias doesn't effect the recall of information, but memory distortion does
  • The way in which questions are worded can cause response bias, giving and inaccurate recount of an event
  • The presence of questions before recall can distort memory of an event

3. How many participants who were shown the word smashed said they saw broken glass?

  • 16 out of 50
  • 13 out of 50
  • 17 out of 50
  • 23 out of 50

4. How many participants who were shown hit and weren't shown anything said they saw smashed glass?

  • 7 and 6
  • 8 and 7
  • 5 and 4
  • 11 and 15

5. How many participants took part?

  • 150
  • 120
  • 160
  • 45
  • 180

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