Technique Could Improve Accuracy of Child Testimony

Sarah Kulkofsky, an assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies, presented preliminary findings at the biennial conference of the Cognitive Development Society in San Antonio.

Written by: Jessica Behnham

An interview technique that relies on open-ended questions to jog memory may improve the accuracy of testimony given by child witnesses, a Texas Tech University researcher has found.

Sarah Kulkofsky, an assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies, presented preliminary findings at the biennial conference of the Cognitive Development Society in San Antonio.

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