ERIC Number: EJ556578
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Effects of Detail in Eyewitness Testimony on Decisions by Mock Jurors.
Heath, Wendy P.; Grannemann, Bruce D.; Sawa, Stephanie E.; Hodge, Kristine M.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v25 n3-4 p51-71 1997
Investigated the effects of the presence and typicality of detail in a witness' testimony on mock juror judgments. Results indicate that the presence of detail affected the ratings of witnesses. Atypical or typical detail provided by one witness, with no detail provided by the opposing witness, enhanced assessments of the former. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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