Analysis of Research on Death Row Inmates
Psychologists conducting research using historical and contemporary data must make sure that different demographic populations of offenders are not compared with each other. For example, when studying crime rates, much more information can be gleaned by separating male and female offenders, offenders from different age groups, and offenders from different socioeconomic strata.
Using the module readings and the University online library resources, describe the strengths and weaknesses of research on death row inmates.
Write your initial response in approximately 300 words. Apply APA standards to cite sources.
- By Friday, May 26, 2017, post your responses to this Discussion Area.
- Through Wednesday, May 31, 2017, respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. While responding, identify the similarities and differences between what you have constructed and what your classmates have