Enhancing Adults' and Children’s Earwitness Memory: Examining Three Types of Interviews

  title={Enhancing Adults' and Children’s Earwitness Memory: Examining Three Types of Interviews},
  author={Lisa {\"O}hman and Anders Eriksson and P{\"a}r Anders Granhag},
  journal={Psychiatry, Psychology and Law},
  pages={216 - 229}
The aim of the study was to find ways to enhance earwitnesses’ memory for voices and content. Another aim was to evaluate an interview protocol used by the Swedish Security Service. Three different types of interviews were compared; the Cognitive Interview, the Swedish Security Service checklist, and a baseline interview. Both 11–13-year-olds (n = 119) and adults (n = 93) were exposed to an unfamiliar voice for 40 seconds and thereafter interviewed. Two weeks later, they were confronted with a… Expand
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