Individual and developmental differences in eyewitness recall and suggestibility in children with intellectual disabilities

  title={Individual and developmental differences in eyewitness recall and suggestibility in children with intellectual disabilities},
  author={Lucy A. Henry and Gisli Gudjonsson},
  journal={Applied Cognitive Psychology},
This study examined two key issues: (1) whether there were developmental improvements in eyewitness memory performance for children with intellectual disabilities (ID); and (2) whether standardised measures of cognitive ability and suggestibility would relate to eyewitness recall and suggestibility. Children with ID and age-matched controls (ages 8/9 and 12 years) watched a video of a crime and were asked a range of open-ended and specific questions about the event in a subsequent interview… Expand

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