G543 Forensic studies - Farrington and Wikstrom

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1. Percentage of males and females that had committed a crime in Wikstrom & Tafel's study?

  • 73% males, 59% females
  • 45% males, 31% females
  • 20% males, 14% females
  • 50% males, 38% females
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2. Original sample of Farrington's study?

  • 411 males, aged 8/9 at start of study, attending school in East London
  • 220 males, aged 5/6 at start of study, attending school in Scotland
  • 500 females, aged 11/12 at start of study, attending school in Northern Ireland
  • 124 females, aged 15/16 at start of study, attending school in California

3. Wikstrom & Tafel's study focus?

  • Cognition - Criminal thinking patterns
  • Upbringing - Learning from others
  • Upbringing - Poverty and disdavantaged neighbourhoods
  • Cognition - Disrupted Families

4. How long were the participans interviewed for in Farrington's study?

  • 24 years
  • 6 years
  • 11 years
  • 32 years

5. What was the age peak for 11 in every 100 participants to offend in Farrington's study?

  • aged 13
  • aged 17
  • aged 23
  • aged 21

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