Suggestibility, Intelligence, Memory Recall and Personality: An Experimental Study

  title={Suggestibility, Intelligence, Memory Recall and Personality: An Experimental Study},
  author={Gisli Gudjonsson},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={35 - 37}
  • G. Gudjonsson
  • Published 1 January 1983
  • Psychology
  • British Journal of Psychiatry
Summary A new suggestibility test, potentially useful in the context of police interrogation, was administered to 45 subjects who also completed the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale and the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire. Suggestibility was significantly related to low intelligence, poor memory recall, neuroticism and social desirability. 
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