Best colleges for Criminal PsychologyMay 21, 2016 – 03:34 am

Best colleges for Criminal Psychology

Criminal, or forensic, psychologists work with both law enforcement and offenders. Criminal psychologists assist law enforcement in areas such as profiling and forensics and are called as expert witnesses in criminal trials. Since there is no specific degree for criminal psychology, students typically study forensic or clinical psychology - usually up to the master s level, at a minimum - while interning or working with law enforcement agencies to…

Science ArticlesMay 7, 2016 – 02:37 am

Science Articles

We are delighted to announce the publication of our first peer-reviewed articles in a new cross-disciplinary open access journal publishing articles across all fields of computer science. This represents another significant milestone in PeerJ’s publishing history. first started accepting preprints and submissions for peer-reviewed articles in February this year, and today sees the first of those accepted articles publishing. Take a look at the articles…

What is a Criminal Psychologist?May 3, 2016 – 02:00 am

What is a Criminal Psychologist?

YouTube/screengrabProfessor James Garbarino. It s easy, sometimes automatic, to think of murderers as forces of evil. But Loyola University psychologist James Garbarino, who has spent decades studying the minds of killers, offers a different, more patient, reading of their violent behavior. In a recent talk at Cornell University, he boiled it down to a single sentence: Most of these killers are best understood as untreated, traumatized children who…

Criminal Psychology CareersApril 10, 2016 – 11:10 pm

Criminal Psychology Careers

Criminal psychologists can help predict the likelihood of a criminal committing another offense. Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images Criminal psychologists use their expertise in human behavior to help identify and apprehend offenders and rehabilitate convicted felons. They assess criminal behavior and diagnose psychological disorders. Some criminal psychologists investigate crimes or help lawyers select jurors for their trials. Judges and lawyers routinely…

Criminal PsychApril 3, 2016 – 09:57 pm

Criminal Psych

Prison is a tough place to be, says prison psychiatrist David Krassner. Krassner helps inmates deal with mental health problems ranging from schizophrenia to the stress of a life sentence. Credit: © Fernando Gregory | Dreamstime.com Few people would choose to spend their time inside the walls of a prison, but it s all in a day s work for David Krassner. As a staff psychiatrist at the California Men s Colony State Prison in San Luis Obispo, Krassner…

Peer reviewed Psychology Journal ArticlesMarch 24, 2016 – 08:17 pm

Peer reviewed Psychology Journal Articles

( CRISP ) is a peer reviewed, electronic journal publishing theoretically driven, empirical research in major areas of social psychology. Publication is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Group Processes at the University of Iowa, which provides free access to its contents. Authors retain copyright for their work. CRISP is permanently archived at the Library of the University of Iowa and at the Library of Congress. Beginning in April, 2, Sociological…

What is Criminal Psychology?March 13, 2016 – 06:41 pm

What is Criminal Psychology?

As it turns out, humans possess the ability to tell who s a criminal and who s not simply by looking at them because criminals look different from noncriminals. In this blog, I have repeatedly emphasized the fact that virtually all stereotypes are empirically true. If they weren t true, they would not be stereotypes in the first place. To my knowledge, all of the very, very few stereotypes that are not empirically true, for some reason, have to…