PSY 1010, General Psychology Unit IV Article Review
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Is evil behavior normal? What constitutes cruel and unusual punishment? Would one act differently if he/she went from the role of prisoner to that of correctional officer? What causes one to adopt brutal behaviors in order to maintain order and balance?
Go the database “Criminal Justice Periodicals Index” in the CSU Online Library, and search for the following article by Bruce Gross (2008) on prison violence:
Gross, B. (2008). Prison violence: Does brutality come with the badge? Forensic Examiner, 17(4), 21-27. Retrieved from ProQuest Criminal Justice database. (Document ID: 1603605261).
Read the article, and write a two-page summary of the article explaining violence, punishment, and evil behaviors in relation to the theories covered in this unit.
Note: Discuss the article using the scientific theories covered in this unit. Please integrate your personal opinion on this topic as well.
Your response should include an introduction, supporting paragraphs, and a conclusion. You are required to use your textbook and the article as source materials for your response. You may use additional sources as well. All sources used, including the textbook and article, must be referenced. Paraphrased and quoted material must have citations as well.