What is noise?
Any type of sound
Usually refer to loud or unpleasant sounds as
How is noise measured?
Sound waves create pressure
The amount of pressure relates to loudness
Noise is measured in dB
dB are measured on a logarithmic scale
Learning about criminal activity
Victimology: crimes not reported
Self-reports: of criminal activity: gives perspective on extent of a problem, allows check of possible
police biases: (confessional studies)
Have you ever brought undeclared
By using aluminum, noise levels INCREASE. Brick is more effective in blocking noise
Mechanisms of decreasing noise:
The doors to the balconies were shut.
When children did standardized reading tests, their scores were lower if they lived in the lower floo
Animal Definitions of
Burt (1943) Territory is the protective part of
the home range/area around the home site
over which the animal normally travels.
Hediger (1950, 1961) Area animal lives in and
prevents other members of his species fro