Confidence judgments in children's and adults' event recall and suggestibility.

  title={Confidence judgments in children's and adults' event recall and suggestibility.},
  author={Claudia M. Roebers},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={38 6},
The present work investigated the role of children's and adults' metacognitive monitoring and control processes for unbiased event recall tasks and for suggestibility. Three studies were conducted in which children and adults indicated their degree of confidence that their answers were correct after (Study 1) and before (Study 2) answering either unbiased or misleading questions or (Study 3) forced-choice recognition questions. There was a strong tendency for overestimation of confidence… CONTINUE READING

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