Memory 2nd lot

Anxiety
A factor that has been shown to affect the accuracy of eye-witness testimony.
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Cognitive Interview
Developed out of criticisms of the traditional police interview. Identified 4 key principles: context reinstatement (CR), report everything (RE), recall from changed perspective (CP), recall in reverse order (RO)
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Eyewitness Testimony
Where evidence given in court or a police investigation, by someone who has witnessed a crime or accident.
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Leading Questions
Questions that are worded to suggest a particular answer. E.g. ‘did you see the broken glass?’ it implies that there was broken glass and therefore the witness is more likely to say ‘yes’.
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Misleading Information
A key factor that can affect the accuracy of eyewitness testimony. Misleading information is incorrect information given to an eyewitness following an event. This can be during post-event discussion or from leading questions.
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Developed out of criticisms of the traditional police interview. Identified 4 key principles: context reinstatement (CR), report everything (RE), recall from changed perspective (CP), recall in reverse order (RO)

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Cognitive Interview

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Where evidence given in court or a police investigation, by someone who has witnessed a crime or accident.

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Card 4

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Questions that are worded to suggest a particular answer. E.g. ‘did you see the broken glass?’ it implies that there was broken glass and therefore the witness is more likely to say ‘yes’.

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Card 5

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A key factor that can affect the accuracy of eyewitness testimony. Misleading information is incorrect information given to an eyewitness following an event. This can be during post-event discussion or from leading questions.

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