The credibility of children's testimony: can children control the accuracy of their memory reports?

@article{Koriat2001TheCO,
  title={The credibility of children's testimony: can children control the accuracy of their memory reports?},
  author={Asher Koriat and Michael Goldsmith and Wolfgang M. Schneider and M Nakash-Dura},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={405-37}
}
In previous work with adults (A. Koriat & M. Goldsmith, 1994, 1996c), it was shown that people can enhance the accuracy of their testimony substantially when they (a) are effective in monitoring the correctness of their answers, (b) are free to control their reporting accordingly (i.e., to decide which pieces of information to volunteer and which to withhold), and (c) are given incentives for accurate reporting. A theoretical model was developed, which specifies the critical role of… CONTINUE READING

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