Which psychologists carried out research into anxiety and eyewitness testimony?
Peterson and Peterson and Hodges and Tizard
Loftus and Palmer
Deffenbacher, Yerkes Dodson, Christianson and Hubinette, Loftus and Fisher
Parker and Carranza, Yarmey, Memon et all
What research method was used in Deffenbacher's study into anxiety and eyewitness testimony?
What did Deffenbacher conclude from his research into anxiety and eyewitness testimony?
Anxiety positively affects the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
Anxiety negatively affects the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
Deffenbacher's meta-analysis is high in......
Deffenbacher's meta-analysis was low in.....
What did Christianson and Hubinette conclude from their study?
Anxiety negatively affects eyewitness testimony
Anxiety positively affects eyewitness testimony
What did Christianson and Hubinettes's research include?
a questionaire about anxiety and eyewitness testimony
Nothing is only gives quantitative data in the form of a graph
58 witnesses of a real life robbery
the cognitive interview
What was significant about Christianson and Hubinette's findings?
The participants who experienced high levels of anxiety could still accurately recall details of the event 15 months after it happened
They climbed Kilomanjaro
It was an independent groups study
What does the Yerkes Dodson Law say about the relationship between anxiety and eyewitness testimony?
It is linear- There is a positive correlation
It is linear- There is a negative correlation
There is no correlation
There is curvilinear relationship
What does the Yerkes Dodson Law say about anixety and eyewitness testimony?
Anxiety has a negative affect on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
Low and very high levels of anxiety have a negative affect on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony, but moderate levels see optimum accurate recall and so has a positive affect on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
Anxiety has a positive affect on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
There is no effect on eyewitness testimony
What sort of experiment was Loftus' Weapon Focus
What type of people was the experiment carried out on?
What were the two conditions in Loftus' Weapon Focus experiment?
1) an intruder with grease on his hands and a pen
2) an intruder with blood on his hands and a penknife
1) an intruder dressed as a clown
2) an intruder dressed as a ghost
1) an intruder dressed as a teddy bear
2) an intruder dressed as a lion
1) a lecturer dressed as a pigeon
2) a lecturer dressed in normal attire
What did Loftus' Weapon Focus find?
Anxiety has no affect on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
How was accuracy of eyewitness testimony tested in Loftus' Weapon focus?
asked to describe features of the intruder
Asked to select the intruder from a selection of photographs
Asked to name the intruder
Who proposed the repression theory?
Who did it focus on?
Child rape victims
Child neglect victims
What did the Repression study propose about anxiety and eyewitness testimony?
Anxiety negatively affected the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
Anxiety positively affected the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
Anxiety had no affect on eyewitness testimony
Christianson and Hubinette's study was high in......
Christianson and Hubinette's study was low in.....
Is the Weapon Focus experiment ethical?
Loftus' Weapon Focus was...
It was cool
had high inter-rater reliability
high in reliability
High in replicability- easy to replicate
Fisher's repression study was high in.....
Fisher's repression study was low in.....