Free Radicals Theory
this theory postulates that the unstable ions that are naturally produced by metabolism, if not properly
resolved, fuse with DNA and can cause dysfunction in the body; as we age, we become less efficient at
resolving with these ions a
conduct or failure to act in violation of the law forbidding or commanding it
intentional behavior that violates a criminal code, intentional in that it did not occur accidentally or
without justification or excuse
Theory of Crime
Which of the following defines dispositional traits?
aspects of personality that are consistent across contexts and can be compared across a group on a
Which of the following are part of Costa and McCrae's five factor
Kotre argues that Erikson's stage of generativity is too broad to capture
the essence of adulthood. Kotre argues that adults have many
opportunies to express generativity that are not equivalent.
Which of the following are types of generativity?
National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)
a government-sponsored survey of victims of crime, intended to collect data from the victim's
perspective on crimes both reported & not reported to police.
National Incident-Based Reporting System
The FBI's syste
What does studies say about five factor model of dispositonal traits?
several longitudinal studies indicate that personality traits show long-term stability.
What evidence is there for long-term stability in dispositional traits?
studies find evidence for
Researchers have discovered whih of the following themes in adult
affective emotional basis, shared communal basis, and sociability and compatibility
Which of the following are true of being single?
single people are perceived as less caring,
What are the key issues across ethnic groups?
Instilling cultural values in children is important for parents. In some culutres, familism changes the
unit of analysis from the individual to the family.
What forms of parentign are there?
Single parents fac
What is the gender differences in friendships
Men tend to have fewer close friends and base them on shared activities. Women tend to have more
close friends and base them on emotional sharing. Cross-gender friendships tend to be difficult.
What are the main points of Whitbourne's identity theory?
Whitbourne believes that people have a life-span construct: a unified sense of their past, present and
future. The components of the life-span construct are the scenario (expectations of the future