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offender profiling

 atechnique used based on an examination of the crime scene, including how the crime wascommitted, and a consideration of previous offender profiles, to build and predict a detaileddescription (including socio-demographiccharacteristics)of a criminal offender.

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June 19th 2021


in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuli  (negative reinforcer)