Criminal Psychology

1. What did they conclude in this study?

  • The phrasing of the question altered the participants memory, whereby 'smashed' was perceived to be more severe than 'collided'
  • That there was no response bias.
  • The choice of verb had no effect on the participants answer.
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2. Token Economy Programmes are based off which theory?

  • Social Identity Theory
  • Social Learning Theory
  • Operant Conditioning
  • Classical Conditioning

3. What factors influence crime?

  • SLT and Operant Conditioning
  • The media and SLT
  • The media and Operant Conditioning

4. What is meant by 'vicariously learning'

  • Getting punished by the law - having to serve jail time (gets freedom taken away)
  • Watching a well-respected role model vandalise a car
  • Learning from the success/failure of others before committing the act yourself.
  • Wanting to steal because it gave you a 'buzz'

5. Which methods are used to treat offenders in prisons?

  • Token Economy Programmes & Rehab Centres
  • Token Economy Programmes & Anger Management
  • Anger Management & Peer Group Association


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