Chapter 21. Methodological Issues in the Study of Children's Testimony

  1. Helen L. Westcott2,
  2. Graham M. Davies3 and
  3. Ray H. C. Bull4
  1. Brian R. Clifford

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713679.ch21

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

Clifford, B. R. (2002) Methodological Issues in the Study 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.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    Department of Psychology, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 4

    Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Psychology, University of East London, London

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's testimony;
  • competency hearings;
  • criminal justice system;
  • legal issues;
  • memory

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • From Lab. to Life

  • Stress and Arousal

  • Suggestibility

  • Misleading Information

  • Line-Up Performance of Children

  • Questioning

  • A Portfolio of Research is Needed

  • Conclusion

  • References