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Neuropcriminology and criminal justice

Will Advances In Neurocriminology Give Rise To A Criminal Disorder Being Identified?

Biological and neurological explanations for criminal behaviour raise key questions for not only how the criminal justice system can incorporate the science of neurocriminology, but if they do, whether criminal punishment as we know it can continue in the same vein.
London Underground Serial Killer Kieran Patrick Kelly

Unique Amongst Men? London Underground Serial Killer: Kieran Patrick Kelly

Serial killer Kieran Patrick Kelly was a complex character and one that needs to be properly investigated and understood.
Should people with brain disorders receive different punishment for crimes?

My Brain Made Me Do It: Will Neuroscience Change The Way We Punish Criminals?

The Conversation is a collaboration between editors and academics to provide informed news, research, analysis and commentary committed to knowledge-based, ethical and responsible journalism....

Inside The Brain of a Serial Killer [Infographic]

Serial killers continue to fascinate with the developing fields of psychology, criminology and neuroscience all looking to find out more about their minds and...

Neurocriminology: Experts Predict The Criminal Mind [Infographic]

Neurocriminology is the study of understanding the brains of criminals. It seeks to identify those with genetic or neurological predispositions in a hope to find a treatment or prevention strategy.

Are Narcissists Dangerous? The 9 Traits of a Narcissistic Personality [Infographic]

Many of us are narcissists. We have a sense of ourselves; we can be selfish, vain and arrogant. Few of us however, have enough...
Violent and Agression - The Nature-Nurture Debate

Nature and Nurture: The Origins of Violence

There are so many aspects of human behaviour that still baffle us as researchers, scientists and psychologists.  Why some people exhibit violent and aggressive...
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Top 10 FBI Criminal Profiling Books

The development of specialized criminal profiling at the FBI Behavioural Science Unit in Quantico, Virginia has been a milestone in the history of crime...

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