When a source responds to a question with either ‘I don’t know’ or ‘I don’t remember’, that may well be a legitimate response. However, these responses may also reflect several cognitive, social and motivational states.
When a source says, ‘I don’t know’ or ‘I don’t remember’ they may have a number of reasons for doing so. Professor Lorraine Hope categorises potential reasons underlying these responses and provide examples that illustrate each reason in this infographic, which you can download, free, here.
For a more detailed breakdown on each category click here where you can download a poster for each section.
This poster was first published in CREST Security Review, issue 7, Winter 2018, Transitions.
You can download the poster as a PDF here.
This poster is produced under a Creative Commons 4.0 BY-NC-SA licence. This means you are allowed to use this poster, with attribution, but please email us at email@example.com to say where you’re using it.
For more information on how you can use our content read our copyright page.