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Leading Questions: How Interviewers Influence Eyewitness Testimonies

Leading Questions: How Interviewers Influence Eyewitness Testimonies

... where an eyewitness testimony may have been influenced by biased interviewing techniques. The framing of questions can also be crucial to referendum results, in which voters may be inclined to vote for a particular outcome depending on the ...

Eye Contact in Line-Up Study Leads to Misidentification

Eye Contact in Line-Up Study Leads to Misidentification

People's ability to identify a face may be influenced by subjects' eye gaze direction, according to a new study.

False Memories

False Memories

... eyewitness testimonies (Loftus, 1975).2 In this article, we will look at how false memories are created, the impact of questioning, language and other factors on our recall and the real life consequences of false ...

10 Influential Memory Theories and Studies in Psychology

10 Influential Memory Theories and Studies in Psychology

... of eyewitness in criminal trials. Loftus found that the phrasing of questions used to extract accounts of events can lead witnesses to attest to events inaccurately. In one experiment, Loftus showed a group of participants a video of a car ...

Approaches in Psychology

Approaches in Psychology

... of eyewitness testimonies. Numerous theories of memory have also been produced, including the working memory model (Baddeley and Hitch, 1974) and the multi-store model (Atkinson and Shiffrin, 1968). Learn more about the cognitive approach ...


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