Chapter 8. Children's Suggestibility Research: Implications for the Courtroom and the Forensic Interview
- Helen L. Westcott2,
- Graham M. Davies3,
- Ray H. C. Bull4
Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice
How to Cite
Ceci, S. J., Crossman, A. M., Scullin, M. H., Gilstrap, L. and Huffman, M. L. (2008) Children's Suggestibility Research: Implications for the Courtroom and the Forensic Interview, 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.ch8
Faculty of Social Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
Department of Psychology, University of Leicester, UK
Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, UK
- Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
- Published Print: 1 JAN 2002
Print ISBN: 9780471491729
Online ISBN: 9780470713679
- testimonial competence;
This chapter contains section titled:
Question: What Happens When Children are Questioned Suggestively and Encouraged to form a Stereotype About Someone?
Question: What Happens When Children are Asked to Visualize Imaginary Events?
Question: are Children Suggestible About Highly Salient Events Such as Bodily Touching?
Question: Do Anatomically Correct Dolls Help Children Report About Abuse?
Question: Do Interviewers' Preconceptions Alter Children's Reports?
Question: Are Some Children More Suggestible Than Others?
Some General Guidelines for Forensic Interviewers