By David Frank Ross (editor), J. Don Read (editor), Michael P. Toglia (editor)
Grownup Eyewitness Testimony presents an outline of present empirical study on eyewitness testimony and identity accuracy, overlaying either conception and alertness. the amount is geared up to deal with 3 vital matters: First, what are the cognitive, social, and actual elements that impression the accuracy of eyewitness studies? moment, how should still lineups be developed and verbal testimony be taken to enhance the probabilities of acquiring actual info? And 3rd, whose testimony will be believed? Are there changes among exact and erroneous witnesses, and will jurors make the sort of contrast? grownup Eyewitness Testimony is essential interpreting for reminiscence researchers, in addition to law enforcement officials, judges, attorneys, and different participants of the judicial process. it is going to even be of curiosity to complex undergraduates and graduate-level classes in utilized social or cognitive psychology, felony justice and forensics.
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III. (1989). Misled subjects may know more than their 26 K. R. WEINGARDT, H. K. TOLAND, & E. F. LOFTUS performance implies. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 15, 246-255. Zaragoza, M. , & Meunch, J. (1989, November). Source confusion following exposure to misleading postevent information. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Atlanta, GA. Memory source monitoring and eyewitness testimony D. Stephen Lindsay When called upon to testify, eyewitnesses must distinguish between memories of their experience of the event in question and memories of other sources of information about that event.
They were instructed that the person accumulating the most money would win a prize. Finally, they were debriefed and dismissed, and the winner was later contacted to receive the prize. Results: Recognition Accuracy. Were subjects less accurate in the face of misinformation? For ease of exposition, assume that the event item was Mickey Mouse and that misled subjects were given Minnie Mouse as misinformation. Two measures of performance reveal a strong misinformation effect. First, when asked about the event item, Mickey Mouse, misled subjects responded significantly less accurately than control subjects.
1990). True belief in misleading postevent information. Unpublished Masters Thesis, University of Washington. , & Tuchin, M. (1989). A reconciliation of the evidence of eyewitness testimony: Comments on McCloskey & Zaragoza (1985). Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 118, 86-91. Zaragoza, M. , & Koshmider, J. W. III. (1989). Misled subjects may know more than their 26 K. R. WEINGARDT, H. K. TOLAND, & E. F. LOFTUS performance implies. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 15, 246-255.
Adult Eyewitness Testimony: Current Trends and Developments by David Frank Ross (editor), J. Don Read (editor), Michael P. Toglia (editor)