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Limitation of Anxiety and EWT
Contradicting research, Christianson and Hubbinette, low ecological validity
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Strength of Anxiety and EWT
Supporting research, Loftus and Burns, reliable
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What % correctly identified may holding greasy pen?
49%
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What % correctly identified may holding paper knife?
33%
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Who conducted research into Anxiety and EWT
Loftus
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Who conducted research into Age and EWT?
Poole and Lindsay
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What age were the participants in Poole and Linsday's study?
3-8 years
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Briefly describe procedure of Poole and Lindsay's study
children shown science demonstration, then parents read them more info on science demonstration, asked to think where they got info from
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Poole and Lindsay findings/conclusion
younger children found it hard to recall where info was from, poor EWT, older children could recall where info from, better EWT
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Leading question?
A question that is phrased in a way that bias a respondents reply
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Misleading info procedure
Ppts shown film of car accident- 1 group asked serious question. group 2 asked misleading question. After 1 week ppts were all asked further 10 questions, final question 'did you see a barn?'
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Group 1 and 2 findings (Misleading info)
Group 1 - 2.7% thought there was barn. Group 2 - 17.3% thought there was barn
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Conclusion (Misleading info)
Group 2 ppts, the non-existent barn had been added to their original memory representation.
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Strength of Misleading info
Supporting research, loftus found accuracy in misled group didn't increase even when offered money, reliable
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Limitation of Misleading info
Demand characteristics, artificial research, ppts may have guessed nature of research, low ecological validity
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