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The Influence of Empathy in Mock Jury Criminal Cases: Adding to the Affect Control Model

@inproceedings{Tsoudis2002TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Empathy in Mock Jury Criminal Cases: Adding to the Affect Control Model},
  author={O. Tsoudis},
  year={2002}
}
  • O. Tsoudis
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Affect control theory proposes a relationship among emotion display, identity, and behavior. This study adds another variable to affect control theory by incorporating empathy into the affect control model. The inclusion of empathy emphasizes the importance of the observer's compassion on judgments regarding the actors. The influence of empathy is tested in the legal context through an experiment using undergraduate respondents' reactions as mock jurors to statements attributed to criminals and… CONTINUE READING
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