Verbal Descriptions and Identifications 1 Running head : VERBAL REPORTS IN

Verbally describing a face has been found to impair subsequent recognition of that face from a photo lineup, a phenomenon known as the verbal overshadowing effect (Schooler & EngstlerSchooler, 1990). Recently, a large direct replication study successfully reproduced that original finding (Alogna et al. 2014). However, in both the original study and the… CONTINUE READING