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Forensics Talk - The Psychology of Criminals

Forensics Talk - The Psychology of Criminals

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  • The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury
  • (Exact address will be provided after booking)
Suitable for: Adults
Jennifer Rees has been a Forensics Lecturer and Psychotherapist for a number of years. Previously, she has trained Policing recruits on interviewing techniques, as well as deal... More Info »
This Funzing Experience:

Join an experienced Forensics Lecturer to explore and gain insights into criminal behaviour, including:

  • Is there such a thing as 'Natural Born Killers'? Jennifer will review the evidence for neuroscience, genetics and hormones having a role to play, including the scientific literature on what you can really tell about someone just by looking at them.

  • Nature vs. Nurture? Should we blame the parents? Is porn to blame?
  • Social Learning Theory - Monkey See, Monkey Do? Jennifer will explore this theory whilst considering mass murderers, school shootings and copycat killings.
  • Criminal Minds – Hostile Attribution Bias and other 'criminal' thinking patterns.
  • Control-Balance Theory – explore the cases of Jeffery Dahmer, Vlad the Impaler, Harold ‘Dr. Death’ Shipman, Ed Gein and corporate corruption.
  • Rational Choice Theory – Learn about Angels of Mercy, John Hinckley Jr, and the infamous case of the Phantom Pooer!
  • Exploring Other factors – the role of IQ (watch the Dating Game Killer in action), education, gender (and that time of the month!), the weather, and the effect of alcohol and drugs.
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Join an experienced Forensics Lecturer to explore and gain insights into criminal behaviour, including: Is there such a thing as 'Natural Born Killers'? Jennifer will review the evidence for neuroscience, genetics and hormones having a role... Read More
Experience includes:
  • Experienced and dynamic lecturer
  • Lecture includes interactive elements
  • Beautiful, unusual and historical venue
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