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Serial Killer was Addicted to Pleasure of Hunting and Killing

When a young man sits in a police interrogation and admits to killing multiple people, one of the questions naturally raised from such a confession is – Why?  The search for this answer is what drives criminal psychologists to further … Continue reading

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Do We Judge the Victims?

Violent crimes are sad no matter the victim, but perhaps the stories are even more disheartening when the victims are those who are deemed to be the most vulnerable, like young children, or perhaps considered most on the fringes of … Continue reading

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The Criminal Mind is Different

You probably have seen an episode of Law and Order: SVU or Criminal Minds during which the police psychologist explains a brain scan of an accused criminal to a packed courtroom.  It makes for great television, but does this premise … Continue reading

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When It’s Time to Dream…

One of the most common questions I have received lately has to do with writing serial killer scenes.  Is it difficult to write these types of scenes?  Well the simple answer is yes, it can be very difficult.  It can … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Dahmer’s High School Years Depicted in New Graphic Novel

Forensic psychologists are in the business of studying, among many other factors, the childhoods of our most notorious criminals.  How does someone’s past predict or play a role in the horrible pain they inflict upon others later in life?  Volumes … Continue reading

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