PSY-3350 The Psychology of Criminal Behaviour - 3.00 credits

The application of psychological research to the understanding, prediction, and treatment of criminal behaviour. A study of psychological theories of crime leads to a focus on the role of psychological factors and resulting disorders in violence and criminal behaviour. Topics include the influence of psychology on witness and jury behaviour, police investigation and interviewing as well as the issue of mental competence. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (3.0).