Amina Memon (1996) A Consideration of Individual Differences and
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Psycoloquy 7(24): A Consideration of Individual Differences and
A CONSIDERATION OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND
IMAGERY ABILITY AMONGST COGNITIVE INTERVIEWEES
Reply to Douglas on Witness-Memory
School of Human Development
University of Texas at Dallas
Box 830688 (GR 4.1)
Richardson, TX 75083-0688
Sarah V Stevenage
Department of Psychology
University of Southampton
Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ
Douglas (1996) suggests that the individual
characteristics of participants, particularly their imagery
ability, should be considered. We agree with Douglas's concerns and
highlight some of the practical benefits and limitations of
adopting an individualistic approach.
Cognitive interview, errors, eyewitness memory,
facilitated recall, police procedures, questioning, recovered
memories, structured interview.
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