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The Suggestibility of Children: Scientific Research and Legal Implications

@article{Friedman2000TheSO,
  title={The Suggestibility of Children: Scientific Research and Legal Implications},
  author={R. Friedman and S. Ceci},
  journal={Cornell Law Review},
  year={2000},
  volume={86},
  pages={33}
}
In this Article, Professors Ceci and Friedman analyze psychological studies on children's suggestibility and find a broad consensus that young children are suggestible to a significant degree. Studies confirm that interviewers commonly use suggestive interviewing techniques that exacerbate this suggestibility, creating a significant risk in some forensic contexts-notably but not exclusively those of suspected child abuse-that children will make false assertions of fact. Professors Ceci and… Expand

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