Beautiful and Blameless: Effects of Victim Attractiveness and Responsibility on Mock Jurors' Verdicts.

Kerr, Norbert L. (1978) Beautiful and Blameless: Effects of Victim Attractiveness and Responsibility on Mock Jurors' Verdicts. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 4 (3). pp. 479-482. ISSN 0146-1672. E-ISSN 1552-7433. (doi:10.1177/014616727800400325) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

The physical attractiveness of the victim of a crime and the victim's precautiousness were varied in a factorial design. The primary finding was an interaction effect on mock jurors' personal verdicts; the defendant was most likely to be convicted when the victim was both beautiful and blameless.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/014616727800400325
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: M.L. Barnoux
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2014 11:54 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 12:58 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42558 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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