PSYC 441: Criminal Behavior: Psychological and Neurological Aspects

PSYC 441-001: Criminal Behavior Psycho/Neuro
(Fall 2021)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR

Planetary Hall (formerly Science & Tech I) 129

Section Information for Fall 2021

Explore the individual psychological factors, and structural and functional neurological differences, that influence criminal behaviors by focusing on individual psychological development, the role of temperament, morality, and personality development, narcissism, evolution, psychopathy, and factors that influence specific criminal acts including murder, sexual violence, and mass casualty events.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Considers the psychological factors and structural and functional neurological differences that influence criminal behaviors including murder, sexual assault, fraud, intimate partner violence, and arson. The predictive and explanatory abilities of neuroimaging with respect to the criminal acts in question, as well as the role of neuroimaging in the judicial system, will also be explored. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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