CCJS105 STUDY GUIDE2

CCJS105 STUDY GUIDE2 - CCJS105 STUDY GUIDE: QUIZ #2 Ch 3-5...

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CCJS105 STUDY GUIDE: QUIZ #2 Ch 3-5 Empirical Article- based on research Biological Positivism: Biochemical factors -Diet -Toxins in environment -Neurological structures -Minimal brain dysfunction (ex. ADHD) 1. Asthenic- lean/narrow shoulders schizophrenia 2. Athletic- muscular, strong 3. Pyknic- round, depressed Sheldon 1. Endomorph- round 2. Mesomorph- athletic prone to committing crime 3. Ectomoprh- Lean Eyesenck’s Personality Theory Scales of: -Psychoticism -Extraversion -Neuroticism
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If one is high on these scales Seek constant stimulation (Cortical arousal is low, seek arousal elsewhere) Heredity: Jukes family- family tree had many different offenders, illegitimate children, incest/inbreeding, mental/physical illnesses 1 st empirical report- gathering data about many generations Genetic component in twins -concordance rate: one identical twin arrested, 60% chance the other twin will be, one fraternal twin arrested, 20% chance the other will be (environment shared by identical twins= more similar Mednick- adoption study -Nature v. Nurture
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course CCJS 105 taught by Professor Mcgoin during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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