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Unformatted text preview: and want to leave but cant & so children make up stuff Dr. CCs experiment: pick a card out of 10 At first all kids say no Next week repeat question, by week 4-6 children start saying yes & will start giving perceptual detail Result: by 10 th week children giving highly elaborative narratives highly believable even though it didnt happen. Even after father told his son that it was all a test and it didnt happen, the kid still believed that it did. Using dolls lead kids on. When dolls were used to assess kids, half of the kids said that the doctor stuck things inappropriately in places & strangled them. Children can be so convincing & there is no good way to distinguish between when they are telling the truth or lying Important not to influence children. Try & ask more questions like what did person 1 do to you, How about person 2 If children start talking about being molested by multiple people there is reason to be suspicious...
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- Spring '10