crime

What Witnesses Remember: The Quality of Memories

Your memory can betray you. Memories are very far from being a faithful re-creation of reality. When you tell a story about something that happened, you tell it differently every time. In fact, forensic psychologists ask witnesses not to tell…

The Broken Windows Theory

The broken windows theory states that imperfections in an environment make people feel there is no law and order. And, when there is no law and order, people can do as they please. When there are no rules, anything goes,…

5 Films to Understand the Mind of a Criminal

Criminals are the main characters in many films from all types of genres. Evil characters cause fear, but also fascination among viewers. Their stories reveal that the human mind has mysterious and shadowy paths and that within the human being there lives a monster that sometimes…