A missing link in suggestibility research: what is known about the behavior of field interviewers in unstructured interviews with young children?

@article{Gilstrap2004AML,
  title={A missing link in suggestibility research: what is known about the behavior of field interviewers in unstructured interviews with young children?},
  author={Livia L. Gilstrap},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Applied},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={13-24}
}
Despite suggestibility researchers' focus on adult behaviors that distort children's reports, whether behaviors examined in experimental work are used in the field is unknown. The current study presents a mutually exclusive and exhaustive hierarchical coding system that reflects interview questioning behaviors of concern in experimental work. The study examined 80 unstructured interviews conducted by 41 field interviewers with 40 children ages 3 to 7 about known events. Data on the use of… CONTINUE READING