Language PsychologyFebruary 9, 2016 – 01:18 pm

Language Psychology

IF YOU speak two or more languages fluently, you may be familiar with the feeling that you act differently in them. I tend to be more excitable in Spanish and ruder in Hebrew, for instance, than I am in English. Now a study by Shai Danziger of Ben-Gurion University and Robert Ward of Bangor University, published in Psychological Science , has confirmed that the language you re speaking can affect the way you think. The subjects of the study were Arab-Israelis…

Criminal Psychology collegesFebruary 8, 2016 – 01:05 pm

Criminal Psychology colleges

Forensic psychology examines the intersection of human behavior and criminal justice, and it applies theories and skills from psychology to the legal system, including areas such as law enforcement, corrections, victim services, and the treatment of offenders. Forensic psychology includes five major sub-disciplines—police psychology, investigative psychology, criminal psychology, correctional psychology, and legal psychology—all of which are covered…

Current Psychology NewsFebruary 5, 2016 – 12:43 pm

Current Psychology News

How much you weigh at age 50 could be a factor in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. The study, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, found that in cognitively normal adults who later go on to develop Alzheimer’s, being overweight in midlife – defined as age 50 – seems to accelerate the onset of the disease. Specifically, the researchers found that for each unit increase in body mass index (BMI) at age 50, the age…

Average Salary of a Criminal PsychologistJanuary 31, 2016 – 12:05 pm

Average Salary of a Criminal Psychologist

Due to the ever-growing popularity of crime television dramas like Criminal Minds and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, criminal psychologists are among the most recognized within the psychology field. Each week on Law and Order, millions of Americans tune in to watch actors portray criminal psychologists and take the stand to testify in a court of law about a defendant’s mental health state. As one of the most crucial components within the criminal…

Jobs in Criminal PsychologyJanuary 30, 2016 – 12:03 pm

Jobs in Criminal Psychology

Some police officers have a psychology major with a minor in criminal justice. Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images Many schools offer an interdisciplinary bachelor s degree that combines courses from the department of psychology and the department of criminal justice. In addition to learning psychological theories governing human behavior, students learn about the criminal justice system. This degree combination prepares students for work in a variety…

Criminal Justice PsychologistJanuary 29, 2016 – 11:47 am

Criminal Justice Psychologist

We have 30 forensic psychology programs in our database. Overview of Forensic Psychology Psychology is the study of the human mind and the different behaviors that people engage in. Forensic psychology is the intersection of the application of psychological principles and the law. Forensic psychologists focus their efforts on the criminal justice system to understand and evaluate the causes of criminal behavior and its impact on the perpetrator, the…

Psychological Studies ArticlesJanuary 26, 2016 – 11:18 am

Psychological Studies Articles

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