Haworth criminal justice, forensic behavioral sciences & offender rehabilitation.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-149) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
ch. 1. Children's memory in the courtroom : what do children remember? ch. 2. The effects of stress, prompting, and imagination on children's recall ch. 3. Suggestibility : is the witness telling the truth or reacting to suggestion? ch. 4. Realities in the research on children's suggestibility : criticisms, increasing accuracy, and situational sources ch. 5. Research on authority : can it help explain children's testimony? ch. 6. Why people obey : Milgram's theory ch. 7. Conclusions and future directions : how can we bolster children's testimony?