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  • 1. The Cognitive Interview Technique Geiselman & Fisher
  • 2. O Memorise these words, you have until I have finished reading them out. sour nice candy honey sugar soda bitter chocolate good heart taste cake tooth tart pie
  • 3. Memory Test OWrite down all the words you can remember, without conferring
  • 4. False Memory O Look at your list – Who wrote down the word ‘Sweet’? O You have experienced a false memory!! O Key Study: - Loftus & Palmer O How is this relevant to Eyewitness Testimony? O Why is it an issue?
  • 5. Objectives O In this lesson: - O You will learn about the Cognitive Interview Technique and Geiselman & Fisher’s research. O You will be able to critique the technique and the research. O You will be able to apply this knowledge to exam style essay questions
  • 6. Cognitive Interview Technique O Watch the following film clip carefully. O You are not allowed to make notes or discuss it, but you will be questioned on it later.
  • 7. Cognitive Interview Technique O What did the suspect ask the shop keeper for? O What did he take from the fridge? O What colour hair did the suspect have? O What was he wearing? O How many people were in the shop? O What did the sign say over the counter? O What did he say at the end of the film clip?
  • 8. Cognitive Interview Technique O Camels without filters O Beer O Mousey O Checked shirt, white vest, jeans, cowboy boots. O 5 (including the suspect) O Marlboro O I have your names and addresses, if I go down the both of you are gonna get it!
  • 9. The Cognitive Interview Technique O Geiselman & Fisher devised the Cognitive Interview Technique to increase the reliability and validity of Police interviews. O Watch the rest of the DVD and complete the work sheet as you watch.
  • 10. Cognitive Interview Technique O Fisher and Geiselman (1992) O The 4 main components of a Cognitive Interview: - O CHANT O Report everything O Context reinstatement O Recall in reverse order O Recall from a different perspective
  • 11. Cognitive Interview Role Play O Two of you are going to role-play a police interview. O Note which of the cognitive interview principles you hear used. O Spot the errors the police officer makes.
  • 12. Cognitive Interview Technique O Read the two studies. O Discuss with your partner O Complete the evaluation table.
  • 13. Homework Task O Complete an essay plan: - O a) Outline any relevant research which can inform us about how a witness should be interviewed (10) O b) Evaluate the methodology used to investigate the interviewing of witnesses (15)
  • 14. Plenary O Have you learnt about the Cognitive Interview Technique and Geiselman & Fisher’s research? O Are you able to critique the technique and the research? O Can you apply this knowledge to exam style essay questions ? OWrite down one thing you have learnt this lesson on the post it note.