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Editorial Reviews

Pop culture is obsessed with criminal psychology - film, television, and literature is replete with examples of heroes and heroines attempting to get into the mind of a criminal. But criminal psychology is more complicated than that, and this volume, composed by a slate of experts, attempts to explain this fascinating science to the layperson, with an intrepid, character-filled narration from Richard Aspel making for a compelling listen. Taking listeners from investigative skills like profiling and policing, to courtroom issues like eyewitness testimony, and even stepping into a criminal's shoes to discuss the experience of imprisonment, this diverse collection provides a well-rounded and totally engrossing overview of criminal psychology.
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Publisher's Summary

How do you deal with those that break the law? If their aim is to evade you, how do you identify them? If their aim is to lie, how do you interview them? If they don't see their actions are wrong, how do you help them to successfully reform?
Criminal psychology is the discipline which tackles these challenges head on. From the signals which give away when we’re lying to the psychological profiling of violent offenders, this exhaustive guide, written by the UK’s top experts, is the perfect introduction.
©2006 R H Bull, Charlotte Bilby, Claire Cooke, Tim Grant, Ruth Hatcher, & Jessica Woodhams (P)2012 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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4 out of 5 stars
By P. on 06-28-12

Excellent Balance to Criminal Profile Titles

What did you love best about Criminal Psychology: Bolinda Beginner Guides?

This is an excellent source for learning about the specifics of criminal behavior. For example, I now understand why an instructor from a homicide investigation class repeatedly used the phrase "we covet what we see." It's related to the term "distance decay" and explains why offenders commit crimes near their homes.

The book also adds balance against the nonfiction books written by, and about, professional criminal profilers. Come to think of it, if profilers are so successful, why are there still so many unsolved crimes?

The point is, there is no perfect solution, formula or science for neutralizing criminal conduct. However, this book is an excellent tool for those who want to understand why we do what we do.

What other book might you compare Criminal Psychology: Bolinda Beginner Guides to and why?

More info once I finish the book.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Dr. Michael Toney on 10-02-12

Criminal Psychology and Terrorist Leadership

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Criminal Psychology is one of the few technical audio books that I truly enjoyed; however, now that I’ve listened to it, I’ll have to get the hard copy version so I can make notes and use it as a reference. The variety and range of examples made the concepts relatively easy to understand. It was also nice to contrast this work with my research on terrorist organizational behavior (ISBN-13: 978-0615687391). There are many possible correlations between the psychology of criminals (or forensic psychology of terrorist leaders) and the profiling of terrorist organizations. I recommend this book to those interested in the behaviors of individuals, as well as groups, particularly as an alternate reference when researching terrorism.

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5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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