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Poster ID #363
Criminal behavior can be caused by strain produced from confrontation with negative stimuli. Corruption of public officials can act as a negative stimuli which creates anger and strain on the general public and leads to an increase in criminal behavior.
The Annual Mary Lou Fulton Mentored Research Conference showcases some of the best student research from the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. The mentored learning program encourages undergraduate students to participate in hands-on and practical research under the direction of a faculty member. Students create these posters as an aide in presenting the results of their research to the public, faculty, and their peers.
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Davis, Taryn W.; Pett, Jeffrey; and Bahr, Stephen, "Police Inspired Crime: The Effect of Corruption on Crime" (2010). FHSS Mentored Research Conference. 105.
Family, Home, and Social Sciences
© 2010, Taryn Whitney Davis, et al.;
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