Decision Making of Inmates: Testing Social Information Processing Concepts Using Vignettes
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102334
About the Course:
Crick and Dodge’s (1994) reformulated Social Information Processing (SIP) theory concerns decision making processes, and is particularly salient when considering aggressive and criminal behavior. The purpose of the study presented in this article was to partially test SIP theory on a sample of 330 adult offenders using vignettes with particular attention on self-reported situational decision making.
Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 12(1) 2016
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, and social workers, and who seek knowledge about the decision making of inmates. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe Crick and Dodge’s (1994) reformulated Social Information Processing (SIP) theory.
Discuss past research on SIP theory and aggression in people.
Describe the salient results and limitations of the present study.
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