Angles on Criminal Psychology

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Nelson Thornes, 2001 - Psychology - 208 pages
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This clearly written text for the popular psychology application of Criminal Psychology, is accessible for students of all abilities.
 

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Contents

Explanations of Criminal Behaviour
15
Learning theory and social learning theory
29
Conclusion
45
Evaluating offender profiling
58
Estimator variables and system variables in eyewitness testimony
64
Children as witnesses
77
Conclusion
91
The effects of violent video games
105
Conducting research on trial procedures and court decisions
117
The interpersonal influences on jury decision making
140
Some therapies used for treatment of offenders
158
Conclusion
176
index
205
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