Chapter 10. How and Why Do Children Respond to Nonsensical Questions?

  1. Helen L. Westcott3,
  2. Graham M. Davies4 and
  3. Ray H. C. Bull5
  1. Amanda Waterman1,
  2. Mark Blades2 and
  3. Christopher Spencer2

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713679.ch10

Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice

Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice

How to Cite

Waterman, A., Blades, M. and Spencer, C. (2002) How and Why Do Children Respond to Nonsensical Questions?, in Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice (eds H. L. Westcott, G. M. Davies and R. H. C. Bull), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713679.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Faculty of Social Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

  2. 4

    Department of Psychology, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 5

    Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Applied Psychology, University of Durham, Stockton-on-Tees, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Shefield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471491729

Online ISBN: 9780470713679

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Keywords:

  • children;
  • interviews;
  • adults;
  • criminal proceedings;
  • classroom cupboard

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Summary and Conclusion

  • References