Vividness and spontaneity of statement detail charateristics as predictors of witness credibility
American Journal of Forensic Psychology
A major challenge for investigators is the constant potential for deception. The present article is a step toward developing a system of interviewing and assessment which facilitates the discrimination of honest from deceptive statements. Specifically, this article addresses memory-related detail characteristics (vividness and spontaneity) as indices of statement credibility, and provides information regarding appropriate experimental design for future studies in credibility assessment. Copyright 2007 American Journal of Forensic Psychology.
Colwell, Kevin; Hiscock-Anisman, Cheryl; Memon, Amina; Rachel, Alexis; and Colwell, Lori, "Vividness and spontaneity of statement detail charateristics as predictors of witness credibility" (2007). Articles & Book Chapters. 362.