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Chapter 6_2 - 4/3/11 Today Finish Chapter 6 Summary: Given...

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Unformatted text preview: 4/3/11 Today Finish Chapter 6 Summary: Given all of this, how should I study? Midterm 2 4/3/11 Children as Eyewitnesses Particularly vulnerable to memory implantation. Language is an issue. Preschool children especially vulnerable to suggestion (compared to older kids). 4/3/11 May also feel pressured to lie Avoid punishment Game playing Personal gain People-please Ceci, Lecichtman, Putnick, and Nightingale (1993) Children as Eyewitnesses 4/3/11 Sam Stone (Leichtman & Ceci, 1995) Man comes into the preschoolers classroom, says hello, comments on how he likes the story they are reading, then waved goodbye. Questioned once a week for 4 weeks, 2 misleading suggestions about Sam getting a teddy bear dirty and ripping a book. 10 weeks later questioned by new Children as Eyewitnesses 4/3/11 The suspect ( of the crime) Suspect may be tired, confused, and scared. Interrogated after a long information-gathering interview. Interrogation can be harsh and confrontational and containing lots of suggestions about what the suspect did. Eyewitness Testimony 4/3/11 Could lead the suspect to start to remember being involved in the crime, even if they werent. Cases of suspects confessing, later to find out they couldnt have possibly committed the crime. False confessions and incriminating statements lead to wrongful convictions in Eyewitness Testimony 4/3/11 How might reconstructive retrieval effect our memory of what happened?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2011 for the course PSYCH 3 taught by Professor Mauldin during the Winter '11 term at UCSD.

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