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Author Ceci, Stephen J.
Title Jeopardy in the courtroom : a scientific analysis of children's testimony / Stephen J. Ceci and Maggie Bruck.
Imprint Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [1995]
Edition lst edition.

Author Ceci, Stephen J.
Subject Child witnesses -- United States.
Child sexual abuse -- Investigation -- United States.
Alt Name Bruck, Maggie.
Description xv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Edition lst edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-326) and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- Children as witnesses : seven case descriptions -- Assessing the scope and characteristics of child sexual abuse -- Defining memory and suggestibility -- Legal and behavioral approaches to children's suggestibility : 1900-1985 -- The recent past : changes in legal and behavioral approaches -- The architecture of interviews with children -- The role of interviewer bias -- The effects of repeated questioning -- Stereotype induction : a suggestive interviewintg technique -- Other suggestive interviewing techniques -- The pros and (mostly) cons of using anatomically detailed dolls -- The evidence for delayed recall of childhood sexual abuse -- The role of suggestion in delayed recall of child sexual abuse -- Age differences in the reliability of reports -- Mechanisms that may account for age differences in suggestibility -- Ethical and professional issues -- In conclusion.
ISBN 1557982821 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 32310900
Table of Contents
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Children as Witnesses: Seven Case Descriptions7
Ch. 3Assessing the Scope and Characteristics of Child Sexual Abuse21
Ch. 4Defining Memory and Suggestibility39
Ch. 5Legal and Behavioral Approaches to Children's Suggestibility: 1900-198547
Ch. 6The Recent Past: Changes in Legal and Behavioral Approaches63
Ch. 7The Architecture of Interviews With Children75
Ch. 8The Role of Interviewer Bias87
Ch. 9The Effects of Repeated Questioning107
Ch. 10Stereotype Induction: A Suggestive Interviewing Technique127
Ch. 11Other Suggestive Interviewing Techniques139
Ch. 12The Pros and (Mostly) Cons of Using Anatomically Detailed Dolls161
Ch. 13The Evidence for Delayed Recall of Childhood Sexual Abuse187
Ch. 14The Role of Suggestion in Delayed Recall of Child Sexual Abuse211
Ch. 15Age Differences in the Reliability of Reports233
Ch. 16Mechanisms That May Account For Age Differences in Suggestibility253
Ch. 17Ethical and Professional Issues269
Ch. 18In Conclusion295
 Author Index327
 Subject Index333
 About the Authors337

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