Memory - Improving the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

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a method os interviewing eyewitnesses to help them retrieve more accurate memories
cognitive interview
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the first stage of cognitive interview, where the eyewitness is encouraged to include every single detail of the event
report everything
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the second stage of cognitive interview, where the eyewitness returns to the crime scene 'in their mind' and imagine the environment
reinstate the context
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the third stage of cognitive interview, where the events are recalled in a different chronological order to the original sequence for example, back to front
reverse order
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the final stage of cognitive interview, where the witnesses recall the information from someone else point of view
change perspective
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Card 2

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the first stage of cognitive interview, where the eyewitness is encouraged to include every single detail of the event

Back

report everything

Card 3

Front

the second stage of cognitive interview, where the eyewitness returns to the crime scene 'in their mind' and imagine the environment

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

the third stage of cognitive interview, where the events are recalled in a different chronological order to the original sequence for example, back to front

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

the final stage of cognitive interview, where the witnesses recall the information from someone else point of view

Back

Preview of the front of card 5

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