Chapter 2. Cognitive Underpinnings of Children's Testimony

  1. Helen L. Westcott3,
  2. Graham M. Davies4 and
  3. Ray H. C. Bull5
  1. Lynne Baker-Ward1 and
  2. Peter A. Ornstein2

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713679.ch2

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

Baker-Ward, L. and Ornstein, P. A. (2008) Cognitive Underpinnings of Children's Testimony, 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.ch2

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 Psychology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

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:

  • legal system;
  • children's testimony;
  • memory research;
  • personal experiences;
  • media

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Fundamental Assumptions About Memory

  • Developmental Changes in Memory

  • Some Implications for Practice

  • References