Articles on Forensic PsychologyNovember 1, 2016 – 01:43 pm

Articles on Forensic Psychology

Illustration by Mark Alan Stamaty. When someone commits a horrific, inexplicable crime, we naturally wonder whether he’s mentally ill: Who but a crazy person could do such a thing? But when a killer acts crazy after his arrest, we also might wonder whether he’s preparing for his trial. That’s the speculation around Colorado shooter James Holmes, whose psychiatric treatment and bizarre behavior in court and prison make people wonder whether he’s truly…

Bachelor Degree Jobs in PsychologyOctober 25, 2016 – 12:39 pm

Bachelor Degree Jobs in Psychology

It s true that, in order to work as a psychologist, a master s or doctorate degree is typically required. However, a bachelor s degree in psychology can still function as a valuable starting point for a number of career paths. These career paths may or may not be in the field of psychology; the skills acquired from a bachelor s in psychology can be applied to a wide range of promising fields. Common Career Paths The majority of students with a bachelor…

Bachelors in Forensic PsychologyOctober 23, 2016 – 12:28 pm

Bachelors in Forensic Psychology

Students learn about ethical issues, theoretical processes, scientific methodologies and research standards. Programs offer students opportunities for observation and fieldwork in psychiatric facilities. Students complete research and presentations related to forensic psychology or choose a specialization in the field. Program Level in Forensic Psychology: Bachelor s degree. Prerequisites : SAT or ACT scores; strong high school GPA or GED scores…

Journal of Forensic Psychology PracticeOctober 9, 2016 – 09:05 am

Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice

This article endeavors to present an overview of the current state of the science regarding Munchausen by proxy syndrome. A brief history of the syndrome culminating in its current definition is provided, along with the most recent clinical information concerning initial detection of the syndrome, methods of its investigation, and current research trends and needs. Though a comprehensive review of the literature on this subject informs much of the…

Masters of Forensic PsychologySeptember 29, 2016 – 07:50 am

Masters of Forensic Psychology

To view information about Nova Southeastern University or to apply now, use one of the options below. View Our Catalog Please use the check list below in order to ensure that you have sent in all documents to complete your admissions file. All documents that are submitted to the University will need to include your name and social security number on the bottom of each page. Application fee of $50 (in U.S. dollars) made payable to Nova Southeastern…

Famous Forensic PsychologistsSeptember 28, 2016 – 07:48 am

Famous Forensic Psychologists

Forensic psychology hasn t officially been around for very long, and it has always flown under the radar. There haven t really been any massive breakthroughs in the field, and there has never been a major, public case in which a forensic psychologist played an important role in. Because of this, any forensic psychologist that would be considered famous is virtually unknown. They are quite important though, and famous in their own right. James McKeen…

History of Forensic PsychologySeptember 25, 2016 – 07:37 am

History of Forensic Psychology

There are many subsets of psychology. No doubt one of the most fascinating is forensic psychology. Forensic psychology is basically the intersection of psychology and the legal system. It’s quite a broad field. Psychologists work in a variety of settings, including police departments, prisons, courts and juvenile detention centers. And they do everything from assessing whether an incarcerated individual is ready for parole to advising attorneys on…