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Counting on the details: Inquiring into past events of cooperative interviewees

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Title: Counting on the details: Inquiring into past events of cooperative interviewees
Authors: Willén, Rebecca
Issue Date: 13-May-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: Study I. Willén, R. M., & Strömwall, L. A. (2012). Offenders’ uncoerced false confessions: A new application of statement analysis? Legal and Criminological Psychology, 17, 346–359.

Study II. Willén, R. M., Granhag, P. A., Strömwall, L. A., & Fisher, R. P. (2015). Facilitating particularization of repeated similar events with context-specific cues. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 56, 28–37.

Study III. Willén, R. M., Granhag, P. A., & Strömwall, L. A. (2016). Factors Affecting Two Types of Memory Specificity: Particularization of Episodes and Details. Manuscript submitted.

Study IV. Willén, R. M., & Granhag, P. A. (2015). Data from interviews with 95 respondents recollecting repeated dental visits. Journal of Open Psychology Data, 3: e7.

Date of Defence: 2016-06-03
Disputation: Fredagen den 3 juni 2016, kl. 10.00, Föreläsningssal 1 (F1), Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: Investigative interviewing
Amount of detail
Autobiographical and episodic memory
Open data
Open material
Repeated events
Statement analysis
Abstract: Amount and quality of detail in recollections of past events are often studied in legal psychology. What, how much, and how accurate does a witness typically recall? How can we facilitate witnesses' recollections in police interviews? How can we detect deception? The overall aim of this thesis was to employ research with high ecological validity to investigate amount and quality of detail in interviews with cooperative adults. Study I investigated details in true and false confessions by 30 coop... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9864-9 (PDF)
978-91-628-9865-6 (Print)
ISSN: 1101-718X Avhandling/Göteborgs universitet, Psykologiska inst.
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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