ERIC Number: EJ467036
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Children in Court: The Role of Discourse Processing and Production.
Snyder, Lynn S.; And Others
Topics in Language Disorders, v13 n4 p39-58 Aug 1993
This paper examines the nature of communication taking place between suspected victims of child abuse and adults in courtroom and investigative proceedings. It focuses on the discourse requirements of eyewitness testimony, the child's developing ability to produce the requisite discourse, autobiographical memory, sociocultural factors influencing discourse production, and jurors' difficulty in processing eyewitness testimony. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Child Abuse: Cognitive, Linguistic, and Developmental Considerations.