Reliability and Credibility of Young Children's Reports: From Research to Policy and Practice

Maggie Bruck, Stephen J. Ceci, Helene Hembrooke

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Abstract

In this article, some issues, concerns, and research regarding the interviewing of young child witnesses are reviewed. The article focuses on research on suggestibility and the influence of various interviewing techniques on the reliability and credibility of young children's reports. Implications of this research for future research and for policy are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-151
Number of pages16
JournalAmerican Psychologist
Volume53
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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