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Date: January 15th, 2013
Category: Nutty News
According to a recent study by Yale University psychologists, male – and not female – jurors are also more inclined to believe that a fat woman is a repeat offender who had malicious intent.
The researchers gathered a group of 471 pretend peers of varying body sizes and described to them a case of check fraud. They also presented them with one of four images – either a large man, a lean man, a large woman, or a lean woman – and identified the person in the photograph as the defendant.
The male pretend jurors were proven to be significantly more likely to find the obese female defendants rather than the slim ones guilty. Full Article
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