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Debunking pseudoscience and studying psychopathy

Scott Lilienfeld is both a researcher of and advocate for psychological science. His clinical work has primarily focused on psychopathy; he developed the Psychopathic Personality Inventory (PPI-R), a 154-item personality […]... More>


The Origins of Violence


The Nature/Nurture Mixture

The nature/nurture interaction is a vibrant and important field of study in behavioral science. Terrie Moffitt has focused her research on how genes and environment can, in certain combinations, spur […]... More>


Think you’re immune to video-game violence? Think again


Half a Century Later, Psychology Researchers Remember Kitty Genovese

A group of scholars, historians, journalists, and activists recently gathered at a Fordham University conference to commemorate the life and tragic death of Kitty Genovese. ... More>