Trait Theories & Criminal Behavior

In reference to trait theories: Give examples of one physical, one environmental, and one social factor that may affect criminal behavior. What kind of criminal behavior might result from each of these factors?

Describe one of the psychological or physical traits of trait theories associated with criminal behavior and give an example of a recent criminal who exhibits this trait. Might this crime be prevented in future circumstances? Explain.

Solution Summary

In reference to trait theories, this solution gives examples of one physical, one environmental, and one social factor that may affect criminal behavior, as well as the kind of criminal behavior that might result from each of these factors. It also describes one of the psychological or physical traits of trait theories associated with criminal behavior and gives an example of a recent criminal who exhibits this trait. It also explains if this crime might be prevented in future circumstances, and how. Supplemented with an article on this topic for further research.