abs200 Week 3 – Discussion 2

Find a research study related to forensic psychology. Summarize the study in your initial post. In addition:

    • Clearly identify the topic, the research questions, and why the study is of interest to you.


    • Summarize the results of the research.  Was the hypothesis supported or not? Were the research questions answered?


    • Identify ethical considerations the researchers had to consider.


  • Explain how this research impacts real-world forensic psychology. In other words, what is the practical application as you see it?

Your initial post must be a minimum of 200 words and you must utilize at least one scholarly source (e.g., the course textbook, a peer-reviewed article from the Ashford University Library, or a professional web source) that is cited according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. For further assistance in researching scholarly sources, please access the tutorials on the Ashford University Library website.




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James Cattell’s Psychology of Testimony

            In this research, James Cattel wanted to taste how testimonies were reliable. This was because of the fact that confidence and correctness have a close relationship in the modern world. As a result of this, people are not afraid of being wrong so long as their assessment of the world around them is correct. Based on this aspect, he decided to mask students of Columbia University with a series of questions. As the students answered the questions, he rated their degree of confidence. According to the results he found from the study, the greater the …

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