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Research Methods and Design I – Short Assignment #4 – APA Formatting This short assignment is related to your Chapter 14 (Smith and Davis) material. ____________________________________________________________________________ Read the following paragraph and complete the following questions. Questions 1 and 2 refer to this paragraph. Smith, Jones, & Terry 2008 investigated the effects of death-qualification on jurors’ confidence. A “death-qualified” juror is one who is willing to give the death penalty. 60 college students were randomly assigned to one of 2 different conditions. In both conditions, participants com- pleted a short questionnaire that asked them whether they would or would not be willing to give the death penalty. In the first condition, participants reported aloud their response, and those par- ticipants who were not willing to give the death penalty were asked to leave the experiment. In the other condition, participants handed in their response on a written survey. Again, the re- searchers told participants who were not willing to give the death penalty to leave. After partici- pants unwilling to give the death penalty left, the researchers told the remaining 45 “death-quali- fied” participants to fill out surveys regarding how confident they felt in their original death- qualification answers. The researchers found that, “participants in the verbal response condition
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  • Fall '17
  • Julia Parker
  • Psychology, Use of capital punishment by nation, Bennett Terry

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