crime

A Glimpse Into Criminality Through The Wire

HBO aired The Wire between 2002 and 2008. The series takes place in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. David Simon created the series. He worked for years as a journalist for The Sun newspaper. The series focuses on the slums of Baltimore, where there’s a…

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…