G543 Forensic studies - Farrington and Wikstrom

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1. Wikstrom & Tafel's study focus?

  • Upbringing - Learning from others
  • Cognition - Disrupted Families
  • Upbringing - Poverty and disdavantaged neighbourhoods
  • Cognition - Criminal thinking patterns
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2. What was the age peak for 11 in every 100 participants to offend in Farrington's study?

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

3. Original sample of Farrington's study?

  • 500 females, aged 11/12 at start of study, attending school in Northern Ireland
  • 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
  • 124 females, aged 15/16 at start of study, attending school in California

4. Sample size in Wikstrom & Tafel's study?

  • 2500
  • 1800
  • 2000
  • 3000

5. 3 factors explaining offending behaviour in Wikstrom & Tafel's study?

  • Propensity induced, lifestyle dependent, situationally limited
  • Personality inspired, lifestyle predicted, environmentally trappe
  • Independently affected, family orientated, peer pressured

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