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3 years ago in Legal Studies (Humanities)
In 1982, 1,823 state prisoners were surveyed, and 74 percent of the respondents agreed that "one reason burglars avoid houses when people are at home is that they fear being shot." There are also burglars who don't invade an occupied home just because they don't want to be discovered. What can people do with this information?
3 years ago in Legal Studies (Humanities)
Rather than confining an offender to a facility, ________ centers allow probationers to
report to a specific facility on a regular basis for treatment or other services.
A) court administration      B) community      C) mental health      D) day reporting
3 years ago in Legal Studies (Humanities)
Today, police departments use computers to identify hot spots by ________.
A) police reserve units      B) thermal imaging      C) crime mapping      D) informants
The quantity of money people want to hold increases if
A) the price level falls.
B) the nominal interest rate rises.
C) real GDP increases.
D) All of the above answers are correct.
Human capital is, in part, the
A) amount of money held by a worker.
B) stock of knowledge of a worker.
C) stock of plant and equipment.
D) stock of financial assets held by the public.
In the above figure, at a wage rate of $20 per hour
A) there is a shortage of labor.
B) there is a surplus of labor.
C) the labor supply curve will shift rightward.
D) the labor demand curve will shift rightward.
In the above figure, at the real wage rate of $50
A) there is a surplus of 100 billion hours per year.
B) there is a shortage of 100 billion hours per year.
C) there is a surplus of 60 billion hours per year.
D) there is shortage of 20 billion hours per year.
What is an effective parenting strategy to get children to be good and shift their focus to internal norms of appropriate behavior?
a)  induction
b)  power assertion
development.
c)  generativity
development.
d)  internalization
development.
During times of stress or intense emotion, the adrenal glands secrete __________ and __________ to heighten arousal and alertness.
a)  epinephrine; norepinephrine
b)  serotonin; GABA
c)  cortisol; dopamine
d)  insulin; leptin
In America, servings of food and drink have become supersized, double or triple what they were only one generation ago.
[True or False?]
What effect does increasing self-esteem in students have on improving their academic performance?
a)  virtually none
b)  a great deal
c)  a moderate amount
d)  a small but consistent amount
A stimulus that is inherently reinforcing is called a secondary reinforcer.
[True or False?]
Kayla wants to make sure that her dog Max does not beg for food from the table. Every time that Max begs, Kayla says, "No," in a sharp, scolding voice and she never gives in. Kayla is using
a.positive punishment.
b.negative reinforcement.
c.stimulus generalization.
d.negative punishment.
The somatic nervous system is sometimes called the skeletal nervous system.
[True or False?]
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