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2010-06-11 01:12:20

When children report about an event they can be highly accurate. But if they talk to other witnesses, children's testimony may become tainted. A doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg examines children's vulnerability to co-witness influence, and presents a new method that can help child witnesses to provide more detailed witness reports. Emma Roos af Hjelmsäter's thesis is based on a series of studies where children aged 7-13 were interviewed regarding an event they had...