Ideas for dissertation for Forensic Psychology MSc

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Little_Miss87
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I am really struggling to come up with an idea for what to do as my dissertation for my masters. I’ve thought of the obvious choices such as eyewitness testimony and misidentification of suspects but just cannot think of what would be my rationale for them. I would like to do something interesting but most importantly, realistic to carry out the study myself . Any ideas on where to start etc would be greatly appreciated :-)
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I did rape myth acceptance. Really interesting and wasn’t too hard. Collecting data was pretty easy too as i only used questionnaires.
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That’s a good idea. Was there any ethical issues with that though? It’s just thinking of a rationale for it for me. I can research it though :-)
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Can you mould it around free will vs determinism? As in are the crimes a case of free will or determined by their dispositions, biology or situational (any external variable). Plenty of cases are murky in this area, although no idea if you would find it interesting.
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Something on cultural differences towards moral development. Eg Bulger case in the UK lead to imprisonment but a similar case in Norway led to rehabilitation and no sentence.

or the impact of biology reducing sentence duration (MAOA gene)
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