Juror empathy towards a defendant on trial for the murder of their father, known as patricide, can signiciantly impact their final verdict. Stacey...
Category - Crime Research
A comparative analysis of how different societies and cultures in Britain and Norway respond to two cases of young children who murder another child.
Imagine waking to discover you have killed someone while sound asleep? In these cases of alleged sleepwalking murder, that is exactly what happened.
New research examines how men’s physical appearance might influence whether they are perceived to be threatening and the types of punishment they receive.
The Stanford Prison Experiment of 1971 enabled the discovery of the Lucifer Effect; when ordinary good people become perpetrators of evil, but at what cost?
A new research study has explored stalking behaviours and how they can lead to the murder of a victim highlighting the prevalence of obsession and fixation.
The odds of signing a false confession are 4.5 times higher for people awake for 24 hours than for those who had slept eight hours the night before.
New research examining the psychopathic brain and links to violence refocuses attention from lack of emotion to decision-making and reward networks.
Renowned international expert in behavioral analysis Mark Safarik discusses his career in the FBI and his research into violent criminal behavior.
A new intervention reduces criminal convictions, jail time, and hospitalizations by roughly 50 percent among people with severe mental illness.
Violent acts such as the mass shooting carried out by Norwegian Anders Breivik are not always the result of insanity, but of extreme overvalued belief.
New research from Iowa State University is one of the first studies to explore offenders who display very real thoughts of murder.