Serial Killers are Not Always as Smart as People Think

Forensic psychology professor Dr. Katherine Ramsland remembers a number of exceptions when someone tells her that serial killers are bright. In an article in Psychology Today, she stated that the concept that serial killers are smarter than most people came …

Breakthrough in the Diagnosis of Psychopathy

Experts in the field of criminal psychology consider psychopathy to be “the most important forensic concept” of the early 21st century. While people have known about psychopaths for centuries, efforts to diagnose this dangerous disorder only came into their own …

Social Media and the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

On June 12 Omar Mateen entered the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida to begin a shooting spree that would claim the lives of 49 people and injure another 53. Given the sheer number of victims, many news outlets including The …


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