Reaching a guilty verdict - studies

1. What did Hastie find?

  • 75% conformed once, 5% conformed everytime, 25% didn't conform at all.
  • Three stages of decision making: 1) Orientation 2) Open Conflict 3) Reconciliation
  • In the consist group, 8.4% conformed and in the inconsistent group, 1.25% conformed. In the control 0.25% conformed.
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2. Who researched the effects of minority influence?

  • Moscovici
  • Hastie
  • Asch

3. What did Penrod and Cutler find?

  • 100% confidence - 67% guilty verdicts. 80% confidence - 60% guilty verdicts.
  • Attractive defendant - 56% guilty verdicts. Attractive victim - 77% guilty verdicts.
  • Child testified in front of the defendant - 51% guilty verdicts. Child testidfied behind a shield - 46% guilty verdicts. Child testified via video - 49% guilty verdicts.

4. Who researched the effects shields and videotapes on children?

  • Ross
  • Castellow
  • Penrod and Cutler

5. Who researched the effects of the order of a testimony?

  • Cutler
  • Pennington and Hastie
  • Pickel

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