Forenics - THEORIES OF OFFENDING - EYSENCKS THEORY

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 Eyesenck believed that criminlaity was due to innate personality trates, extravertism ( high level of stimulus required from the environment) and neurotisicism, (variable mood,anxiety and depression)

He devised a questionnaire EPQ to measure personality traits.

Extrovertism - auto nomic arousel, nearer to extraversion on the scale means more stimulation.

Neuroticism - high means nervous system reacts strongly to adverse stimuli, find it hard to learn socially apceptable behaviours.

He discoverd that criminal behaviour was…

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