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2. What was the aim of Loftus' 1979 experiment?

  • To find out whether mood in eyewitness testimony affected later identification.
  • To find out whether anxiety in eyewitness testimony affected later identification.
  • To find out whether gender in eyewitness testimony affected later identification.
  • To find out whether age in eyewitness testimony affected later identification.

3. What type of experiment did she do?

  • Controlled experiment
  • Field experiment
  • Lab experiment
  • Natural experiment

4. What is a weakness of this experiment?

  • It wasn't valid
  • It wasn't reliable
  • Ethical issues
  • No one got it right

5. How did she select the participants?

  • Opportunity sampling
  • Random sampling
  • Volunteer sampling
  • Asked all her friends

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