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Alcohol-intoxicated eyewitnesses´ memory


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Title: Alcohol-intoxicated eyewitnesses´ memory
Authors: Hagsand, Angelica
E-mail: angelica.hagsand@psy.gu.se
Issue Date: 12-May-2014
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Hagsand, A., Roos af Hjelmsäter, E., Granhag, P.A., Fahlke, C., & Söderpalm Gordh, A. (2013). Do sober eyewitnesses outperform alcohol intoxicated eyewitnesses in a lineup? The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context, 5, 23-47.

II. Hagsand, A., Roos af Hjelmsäter, E., Granhag, P.A., Fahlke, C., & Söderpalm Gordh, A. (2013). Bottled memories. On how alcohol affects eyewitness’ recall. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 54, 188-195.
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III. Hagsand, A., Roos af Hjelmsäter, E., Granhag, P.A., Fahlke, C., & Söderpalm Gordh, A. (2014). Stumbling down memory lane: The advantages of interviewing witnesses while they are still under the influence of alcohol. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2014-06-05
Disputation: Torsdag den 5 juni 2014, kl. 10.00, Föreläsningssal 1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: eyewitness
memory
alcohol
intoxicated
interview
lineup
Abstract: Eyewitnesses are an important source of information in many criminal investigations. However, the memory of an eyewitness is not always accurate, and errors may occur that have serious consequences. Alcohol-related crimes are common and therefore, intoxicated witnesses are common. However, only a handful of published studies have described how alcohol affects eyewitnesses’ memory. The overall aim of the research described in this thesis was to examine how alcohol affects eyewitnesses’ memory. T... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9017-9
ISSN: 1101-718X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/35671
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