Ognitive Interviews With Members of Special Populations

As introduced in Week 1, the cognitive interview is just one strategy for obtaining information. Cognitive interviews present an opportunity for you to tailor your questions to the interviewee, a?tease outa? additional information, and ask for clarification.
In this weekas assignment, you create a PowerPoint presentation for forensic psychology students. In your presentation you address three topics: preparing for cognitive interviews, ensuring that preparation does not bias the interview, and the similarities and differences of cognitive interview strategies across population types.
To prepare for this Application Assignment:
View the media resource from the University of Leeds, a?The Cognitive Interview Pt. 1.a?
Read the chapter by Holliday et al. and the articles

by Wright & Holliday and Maras & Bowler.
Select three special populations that interest you.
Submit a 5to 10-slide PowerPoint presentation that addresses the following questions for each population that you have selected:

How does a forensic interviewer prepare for a cognitive interview with a suspect or witness from that population?

How does a forensic interviewer ensure that his or her preparation does not bias the collection or analysis of interview data?

How do cognitive interview strategies vary across population types? Summarize the similarities and differences in preparation, questions, approach, etc.
Support your answers by citing the Learning Resources.

Holliday, R. E., Brainerd, C. J., Reyna, V. F., & Humphries, J. E. (2009). The cognitive interview: Research and practice across the lifespan. In R. Bull, T. Valentine & T. Williamson (Eds.), Handbook of psychology of investigative interviewing (pp. 137a 160). West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Bull, R., Valentine, T. & Williamson, T. Chapters 2, 9 and Chapter 10.Copyright 2009 by Handbook of Psychology of Investigative Interviewing. Used by permission of BLACKWELL PUBLISHING BOOKS via the Copyright Clearance Center.

Maras, K. L., & Bowler, D. M. (2010). The cognitive interview for eyewitnesses with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(11), 1350a 1360.

Wright, A. M., & Holliday, R. E. (2007). Interviewing cognitively impaired older adults: How useful is a cognitive Interview? Memory, 15(1), 17a 33.