Loftus and Palmer

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What was the aim of the first experiment?
To see if leading questions effect memory recall
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What was the aim of the second experiment?
To see if post event information effects memory recall
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What year was the experiment?
1974
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How many participants in the first study?
45 American psychology students
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How many participants in the second study?
150 American university students
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What was the sample?
Opportunistic
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How was the data collected in experiment 1?
Participants watched a film of a car crash then were asked questions on it.
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How was the data collected in experiment 2?
Watched a film of a car crash then were asked to come back a week later and were asked about broken glass.
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What did the study find out in experiment one?
Leading questions do affect memory recall.
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What did the study find out in experiment 2?
Post event infomation does affect memory recall.
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Is the research useful for everyday life? If so, who for?
Useful for police interviews and advocates in courtrooms.
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Reasons that the study can't be related to everyday life..
The study was articialy
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Reasons that the study is ecologically reliable...
Memory is unreliable and can be manipulated or altered
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