Types Of Psychological Ideas Into A Design

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My major is Human Factors which is the incorporation of psychological ideas into a design. In order to design systems that are functional for all different types of people, one must first understand the basics of psychological disorders. I have decided to look deeper in psychopathy. Psychopathy testing has accepted the use of a moral questionnaire, but for a group of people known for being deceiving, that may not be efficient. The goal of this research is to develop an activity that identifies psychopaths based on the upper cognitive abilities. ORIGINAL RESEARCH Levenson’s Self Report Psychopathy Scale (LSRP) The LSRP is the scale most often used to identify Psychopathy on a large scale. The questionnaire consists of 26 behavior based question. Ten of the questions look at psychopathic behavior, while the other 16 look at the internal psychopathic feelings of the individual. Answer choices were on a 1 (strongly disagree) to 4 (strongly agree) scale. Antisocial Behavior Inventory The Antisocial Behavior Inventory is a self-reported measure that measure delinquency based on 11 specific acts. The survey asks participants if they ever committed the act, when they first committed the act, and how many time the committed the act in the last 12 months. Seven questions ask about relatively serious delinquent acts (like taking a car), while 4 questions ask about alcohol and drug use (like cocaine). Business Principles Taken based on the proposal in an article on Psychopathic
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