Criminology Industry Updates

New neurological research is adding fuel to the debate about a criminal psychopath’s ability to control his or her own actions, and the study is giving criminologists new perspectives.

New study challenges long-held belief that epilepsy and violent criminal behavior are psychologically linked.

Study shows cyberstalking up sharply, but confidence in police power to stop it remains low.

New study shows peer pressure, not social or economic conditions, can most influence the amount and type of crime in a given community.

Criminologists have long suggested that education (or lack thereof) is a key indicator of a person’s propensity to engage in criminal activity and new research from Scotland shows at least some convicted felons are...