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The purpose of this study was to examine mock jurors’ decision making in insanity cases. Specific instructions (vs. typical) juror instructions were tested to increase jurors’ comprehension of verdict

The purpose of this study was to examine mock jurors’ decision making in insanity cases. Specific instructions (vs. typical) juror instructions were tested to increase jurors’ comprehension of verdict options and reduce the effects of preexisting attitudes and reliance on cognitively biased thought processes in their legal decision making.

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    • Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2018
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 40-43)
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    • Field of study: Psychology

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    by Morgan Leigh Hight

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