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Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
With more focus on cold cases, investigators have added more to the victim tolls of convicted serial killers.
In this 130th anniversary year of Jack the Ripper, an author collects the suspects in one place.
New book offers definitive account of America's most notorious female serial killer.
The Great Plains witnessed numerous murders in spots where strangers exploited isolation and need.
Mindhunter's Edmund Kemper, an incarcerated serial killer, once sought to revise his own narrative.
The question that students ask me most often about serial killers cannot be answered as easily as they hope.
Recent case linked to Robert Black highlights book about him.
Creative insight can come from unexpected places, including perspectives different from your own.
Police officer-turned-journalist explores errors in complex investigation of the Yorkshire Ripper and links more crimes.
Despite improved research and refined definitions, former ideas about serial killers persist in some news sources.
New movie sidesteps psychological richness to focus on cheap horror.
An important but dark chapter of American crime history is stunningly revealed in book on Osage murders.
In a new collection of true crime, the theme revolves around unlocked doors and windows.
An Old West serial killer had charm and a smooth-talking manner 100 years before Bundy.
An anthology of fiction opens up New York's oldest mansion for "ghost tours" and other adventures.
A class trip to a haunted asylum to study the psychology of fear had interesting results.
Looking back on some of the most shocking crimes of 2017.
The who, what, how, and why of poisoning explained for those who must investigate these killers and bring them to trial.
Some female serial killers defy notions in criminology and sexology that women develop sexual addictions.
As we approach the 130th anniversary of the Ripper murders, we see more theories about whodunnit; here's one that offers details from original reports.
Trusting a known killer with a preference for children to be on his own might be a mistake.
Collection of bold narratives from a range of writers, male and female, documents the social movement against sexual assault.
Despite stereotypes and overdone plotlines, we still see some unique angles in the motives of some serial killers.
In time for October's end, a team of writers take on the disturbing crimes that happened in isolated places.
Filmmaker John Borowski provides the entire arrest report for Jeffrey Dahmer, including his full confession.
Former prison psychologist offers the raw data of his interviews with Ted Bundy and his associates before he was known to be a serial killer.
What if your recollections turned out to be false? Here's a book that tutors you on how your memory works (and doesn't).
A psychology class studies their experience of fear by visiting a reportedly haunted asylum.
A mathematical genius offered a formula for creativity to a group of psychologists a century before we could prove it with research.
Some people believe that if they follow the example of an infamous serial killer, their aspirations guarantee success.
Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D., is a professor of forensic psychology at DeSales University and the author of 60 books.