Psychology and the law intersect in the field of forensic science. Legal practitioners require a grasp of human motivation at its most basic and most debased in order to render fair judgment.
Despite our moral panic, children need adult friends and mentors.
Color-based outlooks impinging on life and death.
What motivated the two recent California massacres?
Detecting disguised personality disorders.
What exactly is wrong with the "guns don’t kill people, people do" argument?
Psychopathology may mitigate criminal culpability.
A controversial syndrome and a growing number of women stand accused.
The drug war destabilizes America’s friends and finances its enemies.
There is much to learn from the Catholic Church and Penn State this week
Immigrants commit less violent crime than those born in the U.S.
Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal matters.
Sometimes, bad stuff just happens.
Is jury selection art or science?
In their hands, the high stakes criminal investigation is not a game of "gotcha," but a slow inquiry into another person's state of mind.
A renowned forensic psychiatrist on spotting psychopaths.
Street criminals are selective about their victims.
The latest research on depression, faith and crime.
Serial Murder By Subterfuge
What exactly is forensic psychology? And why is it so hot right now?
Murder trial prompts professional dialogue
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