Bias in social decisions by individuals and groups–An example from mock juries.

Davis, J. H., Spitzer, C. E., Nagao, D. H., & Stasser, G. (1978). Bias in social decisions by individuals and groups–An example from mock juries. In H. Brandstatter, J. H. Davis, & H. Schuler (Eds.), Dynamics of group decisions (pp. 33-52). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

Juries composed entirely of jurors with more cynical attitudes regarding people accused of rape more likely to convict than juries with less cynical jurors. Bias in predeliberation verdicts attenuated but not eliminated by deliberation. Good recall of case facts by jurors in both jury types.

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