Psych notes 2:6:20 - 1 Psychological Reactance a When we feel our freedom to do something is threatened we are motivated to restore it 2 Ironic

Psych notes 2:6:20 - 1 Psychological Reactance a When...

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1. Psychological Reactance a. When we feel our freedom to do something is threatened we are motivated to restore it 2. Ironic Process Model a. Tendency to think more about something we are trying not to think about – particularly after prohibition is lifted 3. Kassin and Somers (1997) a. 81 mock jurors reading trial transcript b. Police officer mentions wiretap that has defendant confessing to friend 4. Evidence Admitted for a limited purpose, assuring jury has compartmentalize a. Ex. – defendant’s prior record b. Insurance 5. Empty Chair a. If someone is not called as a witness that the court thinks the jury would expect to be called, Supreme court says jurors will notice and they can be told they can assume it is because the testimony would have been damaging. b. Exception – defendant who is not required to testify c. End Chapter 3 6. Forensic science a. Collection, analysis, and interpretation of physical evidence 7. Locard’s Exchange Principle a. Any contact between 2 objects will produce a transfer of materials 8.

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