ERIC Number: EJ536358
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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To Interview a Child: Implications of Research on Children's Memory.
Ornstein, Peter A.
Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, v61 n4-5 p215-22 1996
Reflects on Steward and Steward's exploration of memory of touch--and aspects of the situation in which touch is experienced--and considers some of the ways in which research on children's remembering can be applied to the difficult task of assessing what child witnesses can remember about salient and often difficult experiences. (AA)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Court Litigation, Credibility, Interviews, Investigations, Memory, Physical Examinations, Psychological Evaluation, Questioning Techniques, Recall (Psychology), Reliability, Reports, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Sexual Abuse, Test Reliability, Victims of Crime, Young Children
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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