cognitive interview

cognitive interview

a structured interview designed to facilitate recall of an event by the use of a variety of memory-enhancing techniques.
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Reliability participants had a wider age range and educational experience than the cognitive interview group.
The questions and interview protocol were revised multiple times during the cognitive interview process as we gained insight about how coalition members were interpreting the questions.
In this paper, we (1) describe validity evidence based on response processes and its relation to other sources of validity evidence, (2) determine when it is critical to have evidence based on the response process to support the use of the test for a particular purpose, and (3) present methods available for conducting validation studies on response processes, with special attention to the cognitive interview method.
Appended are: (1) Details on the Interagency Working Group on Expanded Measures of Enrollment and Attainment (GEMEnA); (2) ATES Pilot Study Design and Methodology; (3) Supplemental Tables; (4) Standard Error Tables; (5) ATES Pilot Study Annotated Extended Interview Questionnaire; (6) ATES Focus Group Report; and (7) ATES Cognitive Interview Report.
Skills developed include active listening, cognitive interview techniques, detection of deception, elements of a lawful interrogation and identification of false confessions.
While procedures, such as sequential lineups and the cognitive interview technique, have helped ensure the accuracy of the information provided by witnesses, law enforcement officers have received little training in methods to help them recall events as accurately as possible.
Cognitive interview participants almost universally disliked the question format of the composite labels and suggested that we develop labels in a non-question format instead.
Once the linguistic validation process is complete, the project manager presents a final report that details and explains all edits, and summarizes the cognitive interview results.
310) As will be discussed, such assistance could take the form of employing mnemonic devices from the cognitive interview that enhance recall, (311) or could simply involve the officer lending sympathy and support to a distraught witness.
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