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Psychophysiology of Antisocial Behavior. , electroencholography). Excellent reviews of the psychophysiological correlates of antisocial behavior currently exist (Fowles, 1993; Raine, 1993; 1996; 1997). The summary here derives primarily from Raine (1996; 1997). Findings from studies of resting electroencephalograms (EEG), skin conductance (SC), and heart rate (HR) generally show characteristic underarousal in antisocial individuals. Prospective studies show a relationship between low resting heart rate and later antisocial behavior (Farrington, 1987).
Finkelstein attitudes, and various forms of violent behavior are immeasurably complex. An added layer of complexity entails the changing phenotypic nature of antisocial behavior throughout development. Childhood physical aggression may become transformed to overt and covert forms of deviant behavior as development progresses in social, emotional, and behavioral domains. Similarly, physiological systems are changing during successive periods of development. For instance, at puberty, gonadal and adrenal hormone levels increase rapidly whereas these same hormones begin to decline in adulthood.
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