Psychology of Victims of Crime
PERCEPTION OF THOSE WHO
EXPERIENCE CRIME AND/OR VIOLENCE
While most feel sympathy toward victims who
have experienced crime and/or violence,
sometimes we blame victims for their plight.
One reason f
Eyewitnesses to Crimes and
MISTAKEN EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION
Approximately 75,000 defendants are implicated
by eyewitnesses in the U.S. every year, but
unfortunately, some eyewitnesses make
DNA testing sometimes reveals t
Psychology of Crime
OFFENDING IN THE UNITED STATES
Questions about the causes of crime are the
concern of criminology, which is the study of
crime and criminal behavior.
According to the National Crime Victimization
Psychology and the Law: Choices
THE IMPORTANCE OF LAWS
Laws as Human Creations. Laws are human
creations that evolve out of the needs for
order and consistency.
Laws Help Resolve Conflict and Protect the
Public. Laws resolve the con
The Legal System:
Issues, Structure, and Players
THE ADVERSARIAL SYSTEM
Used in the U.S.
Exhibits, evidence, and witnesses are
assembled by representatives (e.g., attorneys)
of each side to convince the fact finder that
their sides viewpoint
Psychology of Police
SELECTION OF POLICE OFFICERS
Psychological evaluation of police personnel
began in 1916 when Terman tested 30
applicants for police and firefighter jobs.
Terman (1917) found that the average IQ
among these applicants was
MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology of Aggression
Instructor: Eman Warraich-Gibson, LCSW, LCADC, ACS
Office Hours: By appointment only
Mailbox: DI 216
Chapter 4- Fundamental Research Issues
A. Variable- any event, situation, behavior, or individual characteristic that
varies; must have two or more levels or values
Example- word length while reading, categorizing people as
extroverted, at an assi
The Classification of Age and Societal Norms
What is age? Is it as simple as the amount of trips a person has taken around the sun or
does it go deeper than that? What is considered old? Is it a measure of respons
Study Guide Test Numero Uno
1. Definition of health psychology.
Maintenance of health, sickness prevention, improvement of healthcare systems, etiological
research(causation) more applied research.
2. Definition of health.
Physical, mental and social well
THE EFFECT OF ADHD ON SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
The Effects of ADHD on Social Development in Children and Adolescents
Montclair State University
THE EFFECT OF ADHD ON SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
ADHD is a cognitive disorder that is becoming more and more common among
Psychology 201-01: Child Psychology
Understanding Human Nature:
-e.g. are humans boring with knowledge?
-Inanimates vs. animates?
How do we figure out how children develop?
o Advance scientific knowledg
Views on Childrens Development
long term welfare is important for future of society
should have careful upbringing
disciplined but every child is different
knowledge comes from experience and infants have a blank mind when they come t
The Autonomous Worker Theory
The corporate world can be super annoying. Few experiences are more trying than
working in an unpleasant work environment. These terrible situations are often parodied in
If I was a psychology professor, who provides academic advising to undergraduate students if a student wants to become a clinical psychologist and is not interested in research and
does not wish to spend much time in grad
Competency Paper 1
Psychology is the subject of human ideas, emotions, and actions. Abnormal psychology is
the examination of abnormal thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Abnormal feelings, thoughts, and
actions may or may not
Exam Instructions: It is expected that students will use information from all of the course materials, including the
lectures, Powerpoint slides, and assigned readings to support their ideas. While you may feel compelled to
Competency Paper 3
Trauma Reactive Attachment Disorder is a model of behavior, where the person emotionally removed from adult caregivers. Unexplained events of anger, depression, or fearfulness with
adult caregivers through
Exam Instructions: It is expected that students will use information from all of the course materials,
including the lectures, Powerpoint slides, and assigned readings to support their ideas. While you may feel
Didnt take care of them physically, hair uncombed. Children abused
In willowbrook patients had no personal items to enjoy, such as walls to hang up pictures.
No access to phones to call ANYONE, not even family
Short amount of staff
Writing Assignment 1
1) I have a family member who was diagnosed with multiplier sclerosis, which
obviously affected his physical capabilities, however, overtime I started noticing a
change in his behavior, rega
What surprised me?
Patients were naked
What feelings did it provoke?
Disbelief, how can this happen
Not fair to the disabled, they are people too, with feelings
I sympathized with
Character from movie; Bernard
Introduction to Statistical Methods in Psychology
PSYC 220 10
This exercise is based on the following data set: 1, 3, 6, 0, 1, 1, 2, 1, 4.
1. Perform a t test in order to decide whether you can reject the null hypothesis of = 2.5 at
A perfect correlation implies the
ability to predict one score from
When dealing with z-scores, the z-score
you predict for the Y variable is exactly the
same as the z-score for the
Chapter 4: Standardized Scores
and the Normal Distribution
The simplest standardized scores are
called z scores. They tell you the distance
of a raw score from the mean in terms of
standard deviations (the sign of the z score
tells you whether a score is