Age, neuropsychological, and social cognitive measures as predictors of individual differences in susceptibility to the misinformation effect

  title={Age, neuropsychological, and social cognitive measures as predictors of individual differences in susceptibility to the misinformation effect},
  author={Kerry Lee},
  journal={Applied Cognitive Psychology},
  • Kerry Lee
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Psychology
  • Applied Cognitive Psychology
This study examined the relationship between age, neuropsychological performance (indexed by the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, California Verbal Learning Test, the backward digit span and the verbal paired associates scale, VPA), social cognitive status (indexed by the Children's Social Desirability and the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scale), and susceptibility to the misinformation effect (Loftus, Miller, & Burns, 1978) in 65 children and adolescents. The predictors accounted for 17% to 22% of… 

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