Effects of Past Abuse Experiences on Children's Eyewitness Memory

@article{Goodman2001EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of Past Abuse Experiences on Children's Eyewitness Memory},
  author={Gail S. Goodman and Bette L Bottoms and Leslie Rudy and Suzanne L. Davis and Beth M. Schwartz-Kenney},
  journal={Law and Human Behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={269-298}
}
Relations between child maltreatment and children's eyewitness memory were examined. A matched sample of abused and nonabused 3- to 10-year-old children (n = 70) participated in a play session with an unfamiliar adult and were interviewed about the interaction 2 weeks later. Consistent with results from previous research, older compared to younger children's reports were more complete and accurate. Abused and nonabused children performed similarly with several exceptions: Nonabused children… 
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