Criminal behaviour

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Criminal act
An act or failure to act in a way that violates public law.
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Criminal intent
A conscious decision to commit a criminal act.
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Measurements of crime
The way in which an act is defined as criminal. Can be affected by culture ect.
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Criminal personality
A collection of traits that separates a person from the 'normal', law abiding person.
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Heritablity
The proportion of a behavior that is due to genetic factors.
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Brain dysfunction
The idea that a brain is not operating as normal brains do.
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A conscious decision to commit a criminal act.

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Criminal intent

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The way in which an act is defined as criminal. Can be affected by culture ect.

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A collection of traits that separates a person from the 'normal', law abiding person.

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The proportion of a behavior that is due to genetic factors.

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