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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


The Benefits of ‘Binocularity’


The Case of the Evil Genius

Professor James Moriarty had only a brief literary career, but his persona looms much larger than his deeds. Criminal mastermind and archenemy of Sherlock Holmes, the professor is remembered today […]... More>


The Two Faces of Shame

Twenty-four year old Shawn Gementera was caught red-handed pilfering letters from private mailboxes along San Francisco’s Fulton Street. Mail theft is a serious crime, and it was not Gementera’s first […]... More>