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Gangsta' Rap and A Murder In Bakersfield

@inproceedings{Fischoff2006GangstaRA,
  title={Gangsta' Rap and A Murder In Bakersfield},
  author={Stuart Fischoff},
  year={2006}
}
  • Stuart Fischoff
  • Published 2006
  • The present study explored the biasing effects of gangsta’ rap lyrics on subject perceptions of a murder trial defendant’s personality. The lyrics were those actually authored by a defendant in a murder trial on which the present writer was a psychological consultant for the defense. Results strongly indicated that the defendant was seen as more likely to have committed a murder than had he not been presented as authoring such lyrics. Surprisingly, results also showed that the writing of such… CONTINUE READING

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