After a guilty verdict - studies

1. What did Dooley find?

  • The guards had negative views of the prisoners and vice versa. Prisoners had to leave early due to extreme depression and crying. The experiment ended after 6 days due to the awareness of ethical issues.
  • Characteristics of suicide included: longer sentence, violen/sexual offences committed, history of psychiatric contact and previous self-harm. Motivations of suicide included: 40% to intolerable situations, guilt for the offence and mental disorders.
  • 70% of the employed group stayed out of prison, 55% of the unemployed group stayed out of prison
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2. Who researched the effect of planned behaviours?

  • Zimbardo
  • Gillis & Nafekh
  • Dooley

3. Who researched the effect of ear acupuncture?

  • Wheately
  • Ireland
  • Cann

4. Who researched the effect of stereotypical features on the death penalty?

  • Eberhardt
  • Mair & May
  • Sherman & Strang

5. Who researched cognitive skills programmes?

  • Ireland
  • Cann
  • Wheately


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