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The Year in U.S. Policing


The Vicious Cycle of Cops Behaving Badly


Observation

How Police Can Regain Public Trust, According to Science

A new report brings psychological science to bear on policing, providing an in-depth analysis of the factors that drive public trust in police and law-related behavior. ... More>


Psychosis and Violence Aren’t Strongly Linked

The idea that violent criminals often suffer from a mental illness that compels them to act destructively is a popular one, but research suggests this notion is unfounded. ... More>


Guilt Versus Shame: One Is Productive, the Other Isn’t, and How to Tell Them Apart