Crime and Personality

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  • Crime and Personality
    • Eysenck - PEN Model
      • Psychoticism
        • Dopaminergic System
        • Characteristics
          • Aggression
          • Egocentric
          • Antisocial
          • Impulsive
      • Extraversion
        • Ascending Reticular Activating System
        • Characteristics
          • Sociable
          • Lively
          • Impulsive
          • Exciteable
      • Neuroticism
        • Limbic System
          • Hypersensitive ANS
        • Characteristics
          • Shy
          • Anxious
          • Depressed
          • Irrational
          • Emotional
          • Low Self-Esteem
    • Other Research
      • Raine, Venables and Williams (1995)
        • Long Term Recidivists - High P and E
        • Studied Anti-Social Adolscents
          • Desistors - abstained from criminal activity
            • Better conditioning
          • Criminals - committing an offence by age 29
          • Control - non anti-social adolescents
      • Steiner, Cauffmand and Duxbury (1999)
        • Recidivists - High P, Low N
        • Recidivists - Low Distress and Low Restraint
        • Longitudinal study
        • Violent vs. non-violent criminals
          • No difference in terms of age, race, IQ or family income
      • Van Dam, De Bruyn and Janssons (2007)
        • 3 Clusters
          • Cluster 1 - High E, Low P & N
          • Cluster 2 - High P & N, Low E
          • Cluster 3 - High P, E & N
        • Cannot differentiate between recidivists and non-recidivists

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