Criminal Behaviour Quiz

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  • Created by: issyricca
  • Created on: 22-03-15 18:21

1. What is a criticism of the Core theory?

  • criminals have the same features
  • There can't be a criminal gene that accounts for all criminal behaviour
  • brain dysfuntion isn't evident in any criminals
  • criminals can't learn behaviour
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2. What is the main idea of the Alternative theory?

  • people observe others and mimic role models' rewarded behaviour
  • criminals have something wrong with their head
  • criminals genes are inherited
  • we copy everyone we observe

3. Who did Mednick compare the records with?

  • Adoptive parents records
  • Biological and Adoptive parents records
  • Biological parents records
  • Grandparents records

4. What's a criticism of the Core study?

  • Criminal records are inaccurate
  • Demand characteristics were present
  • The study lacked ecological validity
  • They didn't look at enough records

5. How many of the males had adoptive parents convicted of crime?

  • 16%
  • 13.5%
  • 14.7%
  • 15.7%

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