why do you agree or disagree? According to: Psychological Theories – Behavioral theorist have argued that the following four factors influence criminal behaviors: Psycho dynamic or Psychoanalytic theory is based on Sigmund Freud, who believed that three central forces shape and individuals personality: the id represents intellectual’s personality needs, the ego represents understood social norms and super ego is learned moral reasoning. Cognitive model describes how peoples perceptions of, or spontaneous thoughts about, situations influence their emotional, behavioral (and often physiological) reactions. These distorted believes influences criminal behavior. Biological approach attributes genes can define an individuals ability to control temperament, impulsivity, low self-esteem and a lack of empathy. Intelligence influencing criminal behavior according to: Intelligence and Crime Explaining The Crime: This approach focuses on the empirical support that IQ scores tend to correlate more strongly with officially recorded than self reported crime. Sociology and Environmental Factors of Criminal Behavior states: Such factors as poverty, social level of morality, police policy and the age of the population. In the Hurricane Katrina situation according to: Hurricane Katrina’s Impact on the Mental Health of Adolescent- Hurricane Katrina was one of the most devastating natural disasters… is quite straightforward confronted with strain in that people may commit crimes the less possibly the individual will commit any crime. The exposure to multiple traumatic events and high rates of mental health are common among juvenile offenders. This particular study draws on Conservation of Resources (COR) stress theory to examine the impact of a specific trauma. People were interviewed and the interviews revealed that pre- hurricane stressors were involved and had an influences on the people including children. According to: Biological theories of Crime vs. Psychological theories of Crime- The biological perspective is a way of looking at psychological issues by studying the physical bases for animal and human behavior. Psychological perspective also referred to as criminology psychology, is the study of the views, thoughts intentions, actions and so reactions of criminals and all partakers in the criminal behavior. It is related to the filed of criminology anthropology. Using the biological perspective can lead to a conclusion that a particular behavior may just be a result of genetics, Psychological perspective can lead to thought that criminal behavior was intended for one reason or the other and what the motive may have been incorrectly. Criminal profiling according to: Is used by the law enforcement agencies to identify likely suspects and has been used by investigators to link cases that may have been committed by the same perpetrator. One way Criminal profiling has a negative impact is that law enforcement can have a per-judged thought of whom may or may not commit a crime. For example someone with a baseball cap on backwards and unshaven may be mistakenly perceived as some who would commit a crime. or someone has a certain behavioral pattern may be thought as a potential criminal, for example an individual who talks slang may be thought of as a negative characteristic. According to: Criminal Profiling – An Overview | Criminal profiling is a technique for identifying the major personality and behavioral characteristics of an individual based upon an analysis of the crimes he or she has committed. Criminal Profiling is provides the investigator with a personality composite of the unknown suspects and that will (presumably) aid apprehension that the way a person thinks directs the persons behavior. For example to apprehend a drug dealer law enforcement would study the patterns of such individuals, or a person who is serial rapist, law enforcement would study the patterns of individuals who have committed such crimes.