Psychology of Behaviour: Assignment

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Psychology of Behaviour:Project 2
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3LO 3.................................................................................................................................................3P 3 Factors and influences which contribute to criminal activities.............................................3M 3 Major theories of Criminal behaviour.................................................................................4D2 Real-world crime..................................................................................................................5LO 4.................................................................................................................................................6P 4 How psychological perspectives can be applied by individuals in public service................6P 5 Psychosocial perspective applied by the teams of public service.........................................7M 4 How psychology is practically applied by public services to reduce criminal behaviour...7D 3 How psychological perspective is applied to work of a range of public service.................8CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................8REFERENCES................................................................................................................................1
INTRODUCTIONBehaviour may be defined as the range of mannerism and actions which are made by anindividual, systems or any artificial entities in concurrence with themselves and to theirenvironment. Psychology of behaviour is a theory of learning which is based upon the idea thatall human behaviours are acquired through conditioning. It helps in predicting how humanbehave so that we can build better habits and create better outcomes and develop bettercommunities. Present report discusses about the criminal behaviour and its causal factors. Thisreport also includes the influences which may contribute to the criminal activities and what arethe factors which lead to such influences. Present report also discusses about the major theoriesof criminal behaviour and also assesses the psychological perspectives applied in the publicservices. This report also discusses about the psychology applied by public services to reduce thecriminal activities.LO 3P 3 Factors and influences which contribute to criminal activitiesIts is the biological factor that are often the starting point of the criminal behaviour, thebasic idea behind it is that some people are psychologically susceptible in committing the crime.Even, if its is true, it does not give a proper explanation why a criminal rate varies from countryto country, city to city and states to states. None of us could know can know surely about thecauses of a crime. However, there are some factors which have an influence on the criminal ratesome of these factors are mentioned below:Poverty level and job availability:As we know by statistically that poverty goes hand in handwith the crime and the country or place where poverty is more prevalent in a particularcommunity that particular community is experiencing higher levels of crime rate (Lea, 2015).But logically speaking it is not the poverty alone which leads to the crime but it is the factorswhich are associated with it for example joblessness, low access to the quality schools, lack ofopportunities, unemployment rate, etc. Such factors offers a way for the less advantageouspeople to access the things that they may not afford which leads to the crime.Age of population:There exists a correlation between the age of population and crime rate,most crimes are committed by the people which are in their teenage i.e. in 20's and 30's. It isespecially in those areas where the population is transient and young. Violence is associated with
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