Introduction to Criminal Psychology, Understand the Forensic Psychology of the Criminal Mind.
Have you ever watched Criminal Minds or CSI and wondered about the science behind some of the issues they touch on? Are you interested in the darker side of human psychology? Do you struggle to understand why some people might break the law when they have legitimate alternatives? If so, this Introduction to Criminal Psychology course is made with you in mind!
In this course, you will:
- Learn about how psychological theories have been used to understand criminal behaviour
- Consider the developmental trajectories of people who break the law
- Appreciate how criminals may process information differently to non-criminals
- Think about how social conditions contribute to law-breaking
This course gives you what you need to know to understand the core psychology of criminal behaviour. You will be learning all of this from an expert in this field. I am a university-based forensic psychology lecturer, an active research psychologist, and have published academic papers in the area of social and forensic psychology.