Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Adults' ability to tell when kids are lying "no better than the odds of chance"

"How well adults can detect if children are lying or reporting misinformation is no better than the odds of chance, reports a new Cornell study. The findings have implications for physical and sexual abuse investigations, which often rely heavily on children's eyewitness reports."

Read the rest here: http://www.ecnmag.com/News/Feeds/2011/10/pipes-output-adults-cant-tell-when-kids-are-lying-or-misinforme/