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Legal Psychology at Åbo Akademi

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How does distance and age effect eyewitness accuracy?

The aim of the study was to investigate the simultaneous effects of distance and age on eyewitnesses' descriptive accuracy. The results showed that increased distances decreased accuracy and that especially young children performed overall worse than adults.

Thomas J. Nyman, Jan Antfolk, James Michael Lampinen, Julia Korkman & Pekka Santtila

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