The effects of hypnosis, context reinstatement, and anxiety on eyewitness memory.

@article{Ready1997TheEO,
  title={The effects of hypnosis, context reinstatement, and anxiety on eyewitness memory.},
  author={Doreen Ready and Robert K. Bothwell and John Carl Brigham},
  journal={The International journal of clinical and experimental hypnosis},
  year={1997},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={
          55-68
        }
}
The effects of hypnosis, context reinstatement, and motivational instructions on accuracy of recall for factual information and facial recognition accuracy following a stressful event were assessed. None of the three techniques had a significant effect on factual memory or susceptibility to suggestion as assessed by true-false and multiple-choice tests. However, participants high in hypnotic susceptibility showed somewhat better memory on the true-false test, and hypnosis affected performance… CONTINUE READING
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