Reaching a guilty verdict - studies

1. Who researched the effects introducing inadmissible evidence?

  • Pickel
  • Pennington and Hastie
  • Cutler
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2. Who researched the effects of minority influence?

  • Asch
  • Moscovici
  • Hastie

3. Who researched the effects of attractiveness? (Halo Effect)

  • Penrod and Cutler
  • Castellow
  • Ross

4. What did Castellow find?

  • 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.
  • Attractive defendant - 56% guilty verdicts. Attractive victim - 77% guilty verdicts.
  • 100% confidence - 67% guilty verdicts. 80% confidence - 60% guilty verdicts.

5. What did Moscovici find?

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

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