Making a case: Interviewing witnesses: Cognitive interview: Fisher et al

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Year of study?
1989
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Aim?
To test the cognitive interview technique in the field
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What kind of experiment was it?
Field
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Sample?
16 detectives from Florida, 7 trained in the Cognitive Interview Technique and 9 not
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How many interviews were recorded?
88
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Interview were analysed by who?
A team in the University of California, blind to the conditions
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Within-subjects measure?
trained detectives elicited 47% more information
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Between-subjects measure?
63% more information gathered by trained detectives
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Conclusion?
Cognitive Interview Techniques do seem to work in as much as they allow the interviewer to gain more information
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