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Bernhard Leidner

University of Massachusetts Amherst http://people.umass.edu/bleidner/ What does your research focus on? My research focuses on questions of morality and justice in the context of large-scale violence and conflict between groups. […]... More>


A Long-Term Approach to Studying Antisocial Behavior

A longitudinal study of Estonian adolescents that was recently published in the European Journal of Personality may be an important addition to the literature on antisocial behavior. ... More>


Sentencing Ruling Reflects Rethinking on Juvenile Justice


When to Punish, and When to Rehabilitate


Wrongful Convictions Can Be Reduced Through Science, But Tradeoffs Exist

Many of the wrongful convictions identified in a report this week hinged on a misidentified culprit -- and a new report in a top journal on psychological science reveals the paradox of reforms in eyewitness identification procedure. In our efforts to make sure that good guys don’t get locked up, we could let more bad guys go. ... More>