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1. What was the conclusion for the 1st procedure?

  • The handgun and raw chicken resulted in the lowest recall, while the scissors and wallet had less of an effect. It can be deduced that the poor recall was caused by high unusualness
  • high threat is the only cause of the low recall and therefore proves weapon focus is something to be aware of
  • The handgun and raw chicken resulted in the lowest recall, while the scissors and wallet had less of an effect. It can be deduced that the poor recall was caused by high threat
  • The handgun and knife resulted in the lowest recall, while the scissors and chicken had less of an effect. It can be deduced that the good recall was caused by high unusualness
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2. How many procedures did pickel conduct in the study?

  • 1
  • 52
  • 2
  • 3

3. what was the overall/final conclusion?

  • All of the above
  • The ability of participants to recall the features of a man was significantly affected by the unusualness of the object the man was holding
  • Both experiments show that weapon focus reduces the detail of witness testimony because attention is narrowed on an object that appears out of context.
  • It can be deduced that the poor recall was caused by high unusualness, because if high threat was the main reason, then the scissors would also have resulted in low recall in the first procedure

4. What gave the highest level of recall in the 2nd procedure?

  • Screwdriver
  • Nothing/empty
  • Knife
  • Pillsbury doughboy

5. What year was pickel's study?

  • 1991
  • 2000
  • 1998
  • 1958

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