Lost In the Mall by Elizabeth Loftus. Tucker Bryant & Ellis Schirmer. Theory & Hypothesis. The act of imagining false events led to the creation of false memories. Confabulations can be created through suggestions. Research design & procedure.
Lost In the Mall by Elizabeth Loftus
Tucker Bryant & Ellis Schirmer
Confabulations can be created through suggestions.
Demonstrates cause & effect relationship
Serves as evidence to further conclusions
Permits objectivity and unbiased observations
Uses a wide sample of ages
Good use of operationalization prevents observer bias
Extraneous variables; personality
Ethical issues with potential application
Has been used to draw certain wild conclusions
May be situation-specific
Survey may be biased by the way questions are asked
Possible sampling bias