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Unformatted text preview: questions through open ended prompts. 3. How can interviewer bias affect the outcome of interviews of alleged victims of child sexual abuse? Interviewer bias affects the outcome of interviews because when it occurs, the interviewer asks certain questions which provide confirmation and evidence of their own beliefs. They do not consider possible alternative hypothesis. 4. A commonly held belief is that pre-school children are the most susceptible to suggestive questioning, and that suggestibility is not much of a problem for older child witnesses. Does recent research support this claim? Explain. In a 2003 study there was no research to support this claim. There was no evidence that age difference in subjects had any affect on the susceptibility to suggestive questioning....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course CMST 1061 taught by Professor Hebert during the Fall '08 term at LSU.
- Fall '08