ERIC Number: EJ438218
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Effects of Question Repetition on the Eyewitness Testimony of Children and Adults.
Poole, Debra A.; White, Lawerence T.
Developmental Psychology, v27 n6 p975-86 Nov 1991
In their answers to questions about a novel event, children were as accurate as adults when responding to open-ended questions, and four year olds were more likely than six and eight year olds and adults to change responses to yes-no questions. Adults speculated more frequently than did children when they answered specific questions. (BC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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