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Forensic and Legal Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 5 :

Eyewitness Identification and Testimony

Quiz 5 :

Eyewitness Identification and Testimony

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As the authors point out, witnesses' certainty may be inflated by two factors:
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B

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Which statement about juror evaluation of eyewitness testimony is TRUE?
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D

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Which statement about eyewitness testimony is FALSE?
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A

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The biochemical representation of our experiences in the brain is referred to as:
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When describing memory, _____ is the first component required in the process necessary for retention.
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Which statement is NOT an error by police noted in the investigation into the murder of Barbara Stoppel?
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What is NOT one of the criteria set up in R. v. Clark for evaluating the admissibility of post-hypnotic evidence?
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Asking someone to "Tell me everything you can remember" is an example of _____recall.
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According to Young et al.'s social-cognitive model, other-race faces are processed in a _____ manner, indicating that the facial components are viewed independently.
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According to Young et al.'s social-cognitive model, same-race faces are processed in a _____ manner, indicating that the face is viewed as a unified whole.
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The model for the idea that we classify the features of those within our own race in more detail is called:
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According to the text, cross-examination does not seem to be effective at rooting out eyewitness mistakes primarily because:
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The memory is often described as having the following components:
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Which statement about cross-race effects in identification is FALSE?
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Which is NOT one of the criteria for evaluating eyewitness evidence used in Canada's guidelines?
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Canadian researchers studying the weapon focus effect argue that it would also be important to consider the counter-hypothesis of the:
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Which cause of wrongful convictions is the LEAST likely of the four discussed by the authors?
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According to the text, which statement concerning guidelines for evaluating eyewitness testimony is FALSE?
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The outcome of the murder case against Thomas Sophonow was that:
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Which statement about stress and identification is FALSE?
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