Whilst jury trials are widely considered a fairer way of deciding whether an accused person is guilty of a crime than a judge deciding on their own, numerous psychological phenomenons have been shown to affect juror behaviour and the decisions they make. As such, Jury Psychology can be described as the study of psychological factors that impact the behaviour, deliberations, and decisions of jurors during trial.
|Title of host publication||Psychology & Law|
|Subtitle of host publication||Factbook|
|Editors||B Baker, R Minhas, L Wilson|
|Publisher||European Association of Psychology and Law|
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - May 2017|
Willmott, D. (2017). Jury Psychology. In B. Baker, R. Minhas, & L. Wilson (Eds.), Psychology & Law : Factbook (2 ed., pp. 14-16). European Association of Psychology and Law. https://www.eaplstudent.com/images/EAPL2017/Factbook%202/Jury%20Psychology.pdf