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    Biological and Psychological Criminal Behavior Theories

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    Overview of both biological and physiological theories of criminal behavior.

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    Below is a brief explanation of how biological and physiological theories explain criminal behavior.

    Biological/Physiological Theories:

    Theories based on biological explanations suggest that crime is passed down through genetics like any other inherited trait. In that sense, some criminals might be viewed as being born with a propensity to commit crime. Such individuals likely have other family members also involved in crime so that different ...

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    This library solution of 275 words provides a brief overview of how biological and physiological theories explain criminal behavior and why it occurs.

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