American Academy of Forensic PsychologyFebruary 21, 2021 – 12:25 pm

American Academy of Forensic Psychology

The ABPP serves the public need by providing oversight certifying psychologists competent to deliver high quality services in various specialty areas of psychology. Law and Psychology Review University of Alabama School of Law For more information, go to . Graduate Programs in Law and Psychology Careers in Law and Psychology Careers and Training Committee

Mental toughness TrainingFebruary 15, 2021 – 12:17 pm

Mental toughness Training

After the National Geographic Channel s Fight Science television show on Special Ops, a majority of the emails received this week discussed mental toughness, as if I had some magic solution for people to acquire it. The truth is the human body is built for survival and will adapt to better handle cold, heat, stress, pain and just about anything you can throw at it. After years of training in cold water before, during and after my seven years in the…

Forensic Psychology HistoryFebruary 9, 2021 – 12:16 pm

Forensic Psychology History

Forensic & Criminal Psychology Criminal Behaviour: Before talking about what forensic and criminal psychology is, we must define criminal behaviour first. Criminal behaviour suggests a large number and variety of acts. Andrew and Bonta (1998) suggest four broad definitions of criminal behaviour and the acts and behaviours that fit within these domains. These four areas are legal criminal behaviour or actions that are prohibited my the state…

Forensic Psychology MovieFebruary 3, 2021 – 12:15 pm

Forensic Psychology Movie

1991: Silence of the Lambs Jodi Foster plays the role of Clarice Starling, an FBI academy student assigned the task of pursuing a wanted serial killer “Buffalo Bill”. In order to get into the mind of the serial killer she is after, she sets off to interview Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned serial killer. The movie is based on the 1988 novel “The Silence of the Lambs” by Thomas Harris. Click on the video below to see a trailer for the movie:…

Top Forensic Psychology Graduate ProgramsJanuary 22, 2021 – 12:10 pm

Top Forensic Psychology Graduate Programs

If you would like to use psychology in a field that studies legal procedures, crime and justice, then forensic psychology may be just right for you. One of the things forensic psychologists work on is criminal profiling. However, you may also work with victims or directly with offenders, be involved in child custody hearings, and you could be an expert witness in various cases. As a forensic psychologist, no two days at work will ever be the same…

Jobs for People with Psychology DegreesJanuary 4, 2021 – 12:01 pm

Jobs for People with Psychology Degrees

Students who are interested in majoring in psychology may be wondering, Just what can I do with a degree in psychology? What occupational choices will I have? These are common question! The sections below will provide information on the types of jobs and opportunities afforded to psychology majors. Questions Often Asked by Career-Seeking Psychology Students The following three questions are often asked by psychology majors who are interested in…

Colleges with Forensic Psychology MajorsDecember 29, 2020 – 12:01 pm

Colleges with Forensic Psychology Majors

Forensic Psychologists apply psychology to criminal justice. Already an interdisciplinary field, the forensic psychology major will bring together primarily two programs at Saint Rose: Psychology and Criminal Justice. The field of forensic psychology is immense, ranging from assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of criminal forensic populations, courtroom process, and organization analysis to policy studies. If the student is appropriately prepared…