Low Self Control= impulsive, insensitive, physical as opposed to mental, risk taking, short-sighted, nonverbal, and will engage in other risky behaviors
Criminal acts provide immediate gratification of desires:
-Low self-control= present orientation
-High self-control= cautious, cognitive, verbal
Criminal acts provide easy or simple gratification of desires:
-Money without work, sexe without courtship, revenge without court.
-Individuals with low self control lack diligence, tenacity, or persistence
Crime provides few or meager long-term benefits:
-Crime interferes with long-term commitments to
Crime requires little skill or planning:
-Individuals with low self-control tend to have low IQ and lack basic job skills.
Crime results in the pain and suffering of victims
-Individuals with low-self control= self-centered, indifferent, or insensitive to the suffering of others.