BASIC INFO
CRIMINAL VS FORENSIC
CRIM. PSYCH. RELATING TO PSYCH
CRIM. PROFILING RELATING TO PSYCH.
100

What does Criminal Psychology study? (1/3)

1) Why individuals commit crimes

2) Evaluate likelihood to re-commit crimes in the future

3) Think critically about one’s behaviour/actions following their crimes

100

What does Criminal Psychology mainly focus on?

Criminal Behaviour

100

Can psychology help reduce crime?

Yes, Psychologists can understand how criminals choose victims. 

100

Does criminal profiling still exist to date?

yes, its still in use today.

200

What is the percentage of young people that re-commit crimes?

68%

200

Do criminal psychologists work internally or externally?

Internally

200

Criminology & Psychology are closely related as both rely on the understanding of _____ ?

Human Behaviour

200

What inferences does criminal profiling involve?

The physical, habitual, emotional, psychological, and vocational characteristics of suspected criminals. 

300

True or False, the way a person is raised can be a contributing factor as to why someone would commit a crime.

True!

300

What enforcement do criminal and forensic psychologists work for?

Law enforcement

300

What is the MMPI-2 used for?

Reports the measure one's psychological state

300

Is criminal profiling and racial profiling the SAME thing?

Why or why not?

No. 

Racial profiling has been declared unconstitutional for the violation of the U.S 14th Amendment equal protection clause. 

Criminal profiling benefits law enforcement and protection of citizens. 

400

Impulsiveness, Emotionless and Lack of ____ are possible/common traits on the aftermath of an offender.

Self Control

400

What kind of LAW do forensic psychologists often work with?

Civil and Criminal Law

400

Some characteristics that help determine a likely offender include...

Personality Traits, Behaviour Patterns, Demographic Variables 

400

Describe Criminal Profiling.

A technique used to identify the perpetrator of a crime by identifying the characteristics of the offender, with the crime committed. 

500

how does "Lack of Employment" correlate to a person's likeliness to re-commit?

Most Employers don't hire criminals, giving them a sense of lost hope and temptations to go back to their old habits.

500

What do both crim. & foren. psychologists seek to understand?

Criminal behaviours and thought processes.

500

How is Psychology used in Criminal Psychology?

Criminal Profiler looks at the evidence from crime scenes and infers the characteristics of the likely offender

500

How is criminal profiling used by professionals?

By protocols/practice that are apart of the CP methodology. detailed resumes are necessary to avoid fraud and negligence.

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