Criminal Psychology Key Words

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Crime
An action which breaks the law.
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Recidivism
Term referring to persistent legal offences.
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Token Economy
Behaviour modification programme based on operant conditioning. Patients rewarded with tokens for desired behaviour.
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Anti-Social Behaviour
Behaviour that is considered disruptive or harmful within a group or society.
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Stereotyping
Attitude or prejudgement made about a group of people before knowing them.
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Modelling
Part of observational learning where somebody observes another model and attempts to imitate their behaviour.
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Eyewitness Testimony
Memory and recall of an event by a person that has witnessed it.
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Term referring to persistent legal offences.

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Behaviour modification programme based on operant conditioning. Patients rewarded with tokens for desired behaviour.

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Behaviour that is considered disruptive or harmful within a group or society.

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Attitude or prejudgement made about a group of people before knowing them.

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