PSYCH 3CC3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 38: Stochastic Process, Negligent Homicide, Eyewitness Testimony
Has some aspect of randomness" associated with it (what stochastic" refers to: through critical event. Here, juror adjusts initial opinion based on presentation of new info. For this model only, also a contribution made by extra-evidentiary factors: aka anything the juror knows / believes / sees that is not part of the trial evidence (ex: can be about self beliefs, ptp, etc. ) Element of randomness: probability may shift based on random factors: after critical event. Hypothesizes the possibility of some critical event" that occurs (not clear what this might be, could be anything for the juror) If such an event occurs, then the probability of guilt freezes at that point and does not change based on any info presented afterwards the story model of juror decision making (dynamic) The way in which jury decision making and presentation of trial evidence mostly depicted in the media.