Loftus and Palmer 1974

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What was the aim of the experiment?

Select one of the following:

  • To investigate how information given to a person after the event influences their memory of the event.

  • Whether the reliability of a child's eye witness testimony is affected by their age .

  • To provide a historical integration of the research into eye witness testimony.

Question 2 of 15

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What type of experiments were the two experiments that took place?

Select one of the following:

  • Field Experiment

  • Observation

  • Lab Experiment

Question 3 of 15

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What was the dependent variable in the first experiment

Select one of the following:

  • The participants speed estimation

  • Whether the participant saw glass

Question 4 of 15

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What was the dependent variable in the second experiment?

Select one of the following:

  • Whether the participant saw glass

  • The participant's speed estimate

Question 5 of 15

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How many participants were there in the first experiment?

Select one of the following:

  • 45 split into 5 groups

  • 60 split into 5 groups

  • 50 split in to 5 groups

Question 6 of 15

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How many participants were there in the second experiment?

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  • 120 split into 3 groups

  • 150 split into 3 groups

  • 180 spit into 3 groups

Question 7 of 15

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What 5 verbs were used in the first experiment?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Smashed

  • Collided

  • Rammed

  • Contacted

  • Knocked

  • Hit

  • Bumped

Question 8 of 15

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What happened during the first experiment?

Select one of the following:

  • The participants were shown short video clips and then were asked 'How fast the cars were going when they ______ each other'. Each group had a different verb in their question.

  • The participants were shown a video clip of a car crash and were then asked whether there was broken glass in the video straight after they watched it.

  • The participants were shown a video clip of a car crash and then asked whether they saw glass a week after they watched the video

Question 9 of 15

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What happened during the second experiment?

Select one of the following:

  • All the groups were shown a video of a car accident. They were all asked if they saw broken glass straight after watching the video.

  • All the groups were shown a video of a car accident. They were all asked if they saw broken glass a week after watching the video.

  • All the groups were shown a video of a car accident. The first two groups were the asked the same question as those in experiment 1 with the verbs smashed and hit. The third group were not asked about the speed but a week later were asked whether they saw broken glass.

Question 10 of 15

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Was there any broken glass in the video?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 11 of 15

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In experiment 1, what verb made the participants give the fastest mean speed?

Select one of the following:

  • Collided

  • Smashed

  • Contacted

  • Hit

  • Bumped

Question 12 of 15

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In experiment 1, what verb made the participants give the slowest mean speed?

Select one of the following:

  • Collided

  • Smashed

  • Contaced

  • Hit

  • Bumped

Question 13 of 15

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In the second experiment, what group had the most participants saying there was broken glass

Select one of the following:

  • The control group, group 3

  • The group that had the verb 'smashed'

  • The group that had the verb 'hit'

Question 14 of 15

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In the second experiment, what group had the most people say there was not any broken glass?

Select one of the following:

  • The control group, group 3

  • The group that had the verb 'smashed'

  • The group that had the verb 'hit'

Question 15 of 15

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What two things did Loftus and Palmer conclude?

Select one or more of the following:

  • The word used in the leading question does not influence how people answer the question

  • The word used in the leading question does influence how people answer the question

  • Overtime the misleading information that is asked is integrated with the original ,memory of the event

  • Overtime the misleading information that is asked is not integrated with the original ,memory of the event

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