Michael J Sargent

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Affiliation: Bates College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Less thought, more punishment: need for cognition predicts support for punitive responses to crime
    Michael J Sargent
    Department of Psychology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 04240, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:1485-93. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Race and information processing in criminal trials: does the defendant's race affect how the facts are evaluated?
    Michael J Sargent
    Department of Psychology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 04240, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:995-1008. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Less thought, more punishment: need for cognition predicts support for punitive responses to crime
    Michael J Sargent
    Department of Psychology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 04240, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:1485-93. 2004
    ..High need for cognition individuals are less supportive of punitive measures because they endorse more complex attributions for human behavior than their low need for cognition peers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Race and information processing in criminal trials: does the defendant's race affect how the facts are evaluated?
    Michael J Sargent
    Department of Psychology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 04240, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:995-1008. 2004
    ..Under high motivation, sensitivity did not depend on defendant race. These results suggest that a Black defendant can elicit greater sensitivity to legally relevant information than will a White defendant...