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ERIC Number: EJ467037
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-8294
E Credibility of Child Witnesses: The Role of Communicative Competence.
Saywitz, Karen J.; And Others
Topics in Language Disorders, v13 n4 p59-78 Aug 1993
This article reviews communicative competence in the forensic context of child abuse cases. It examines adult questioners' competence in terms of the form, content, and pragmatics of questions; time and number concepts; and physical appearance and kinship terminology. It examines child respondents' competence in terms of comprehension, cognition, memory, and emotion. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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