Forensic Hypnosis and Memory Enhancement: Recall, Recognition, and Confidence

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The recent finding of memory enhancement using either cognitive mnemonic or standard hypnotic interviews (Geiselman et al., 1985) suggests the possibility of additive forensic utility when these methods are combined. The present crime-analogue study compared waking and hypnotic cognitive mnemonics to investigate this and potential problems previously unaddressed. Recall and recognition accuracy and confidence were measured for low and high density stimuli in a videotaped murder, including central, peripheral, and facial detail. The effect of misleading information given after stimulus presentation was also examined.

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Wiley, Stephen K. (Stephen Kenneth) December 1989.

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The recent finding of memory enhancement using either cognitive mnemonic or standard hypnotic interviews (Geiselman et al., 1985) suggests the possibility of additive forensic utility when these methods are combined. The present crime-analogue study compared waking and hypnotic cognitive
mnemonics to investigate this and potential problems previously unaddressed. Recall and recognition accuracy and confidence were measured for low and high density stimuli in a videotaped murder, including central, peripheral, and facial detail. The effect of misleading information given after stimulus presentation was also examined.

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Wiley, Stephen K. (Stephen Kenneth). Forensic Hypnosis and Memory Enhancement: Recall, Recognition, and Confidence, dissertation, December 1989; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331238/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .