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1. What was the aim?

  • To examine the effects of weapon focus on EWT when the unusualness and threat of the object changes
  • To examine if weapon focus just effects recall when the participants are part of the event
  • To examine the effects of leading questions on EWT
  • To see if people will be obedient to an authority figure
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2. How was recall measured/collected?

  • Took part in a interview
  • Filled out a questionnaire requiring them to remember details about the receptionist and the man, what he was holding and what they thought he was doing in the salon.
  • Asked leading questions
  • Randomly told the researchers details about the receptionist and the man, what he was holding and what they thought he was doing in the salon

3. What gave the lowest recall in the second procedure?

  • Sunglasses
  • Screwdriver
  • Knife
  • Nothing

4. What changed in the second procedure?

  • The man
  • The items and the location
  • The aim
  • Length of video

5. What year was pickel's study?

  • 2000
  • 1998
  • 1991
  • 1958

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