Anxiety and Eyewitness testimony

Question 1 of 24

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Which psychologists carried out research into anxiety and eyewitness testimony?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 2 of 24

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What research method was used in Deffenbacher's study into anxiety and eyewitness testimony?

Select one of the following:

  • Meta-analysis

  • Longitudinal study

  • Lab experiemnt

  • Field Experiment

Question 3 of 24

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What did Deffenbacher conclude from his research into anxiety and eyewitness testimony?

Select one of the following:

  • Anxiety positively affects the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

  • Anxiety negatively affects the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

Question 4 of 24

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Deffenbacher's meta-analysis is high in......

Select one of the following:

  • fibre

  • ecological validity

  • reliability

  • generalisability

Question 5 of 24

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Deffenbacher's meta-analysis was low in.....

Select one of the following:

  • Ecological validity

  • generalisabilty

  • sugar

Question 6 of 24

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What did Christianson and Hubinette conclude from their study?

Select one of the following:

  • Anxiety negatively affects eyewitness testimony

  • Anxiety positively affects eyewitness testimony

Question 7 of 24

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What did Christianson and Hubinettes's research include?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 8 of 24

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What was significant about Christianson and Hubinette's findings?

Select one of the following:

  • Nothing

  • 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

Question 9 of 24

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What does the Yerkes Dodson Law say about the relationship between anxiety and eyewitness testimony?

Select one of the following:

  • It is linear- There is a positive correlation

  • It is linear- There is a negative correlation

  • There is no correlation

  • There is curvilinear relationship

Question 10 of 24

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What does the Yerkes Dodson Law say about anixety and eyewitness testimony?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 11 of 24

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What sort of experiment was Loftus' Weapon Focus

Select one of the following:

  • Field

  • Naturalistic

  • Lab

  • Observation

Question 12 of 24

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What type of people was the experiment carried out on?

Select one of the following:

  • The old

  • Children

  • University students

  • Teachers

Question 13 of 24

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What were the two conditions in Loftus' Weapon Focus experiment?

Select one of the following:

  • 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

Question 14 of 24

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What did Loftus' Weapon Focus find?

Select one of the following:

  • Anxiety negatively affects the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

  • Anxiety positively affects the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

  • Anxiety has no affect on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

Question 15 of 24

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How was accuracy of eyewitness testimony tested in Loftus' Weapon focus?

Select one of the following:

  • asked to describe features of the intruder

  • Asked to select the intruder from a selection of photographs

  • Asked to name the intruder

Question 16 of 24

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Who proposed the repression theory?

Select one of the following:

  • Fisher

  • Yarmey

  • Memon

Question 17 of 24

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Who did it focus on?

Select one of the following:

  • Blind

  • Children

  • Child rape victims

  • Child neglect victims

Question 18 of 24

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What did the Repression study propose about anxiety and eyewitness testimony?

Select one of the following:

  • Anxiety negatively affected the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

  • Anxiety positively affected the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

  • Anxiety had no affect on eyewitness testimony

Question 19 of 24

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Christianson and Hubinette's study was high in......

Select one of the following:

  • Ecological validity

  • generalisability

  • face validity

Question 20 of 24

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Christianson and Hubinette's study was low in.....

Select one of the following:

  • ecological validity

  • reliability

  • generalisability

  • inter-rater reliability

Question 21 of 24

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Is the Weapon Focus experiment ethical?

Select one of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 22 of 24

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Loftus' Weapon Focus was...

Select one of the following:

  • It was cool

  • had high inter-rater reliability

  • high in reliability

  • High in replicability- easy to replicate

Question 23 of 24

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Fisher's repression study was high in.....

Select one of the following:

  • generalisability

  • ecological validity

Question 24 of 24

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Fisher's repression study was low in.....

Select one of the following:

  • generalisability

  • reliability

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Anxiety and Eyewitness testimony

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