Individuals with schizophrenia may hear voices that are not there. Some may be convinced that others are reading their minds, controlling how they think, or plotting against them. This can distress patients severely and persistently, making them withdrawn and frantic. Others may find it hard to make sense of what a person with schizophrenia is talking about. In some cases, … [Read more...] about What is Schizophrenia?
Autori: Pär Anders Granhag, Aldert Vrij, Bruno Verschuere Casa editrice: Wiley Pagine: 346 Detecting Deception offers a state-of-the-art guide to the detection of deception with a focus on the ways in which new cognitive psychology-based approaches can improve practice and results in the field. Includes comprehensive coverage of the latest scientific … [Read more...] about Detecting Deception – Current Challenges and Cognitive Approaches
Short Tandem Repeats (STRs) are regions of the genome composed of approximately 1-5 bases and repeated up to 17 times. STR markers will either be simple (identical length repeats), compound (two or more adjacent repeats) or complex (several different length repeats). They are found on 22 autosomal chromosomes as well as both X and Y sex chromosomes, though those on the Y … [Read more...] about Microsatellites or Short Tandem Repeats (STR)
Law enforcement uses a number of different methods and tools to help solve crimes. One process that has gained great attention in modern times is called criminal profiling. This method is especially useful in solving violent crimes, including abductions, sexual assaults and murders. What's Criminal Profiling? Criminal profiling, or offender profiling, is the process of … [Read more...] about The Criminal Profiling Process
Fingerprint examiners use the ACE-V (analysis, comparison, evaluation and verification) method to reach a determination on each print. Analysis involves assessing a print to determine if it can be used for a comparison. If the print is not suitable for comparison because of inadequate quality or quantity of features, the examination ends and the print is reported as not … [Read more...] about ACE-V Method: the Fingerprint Analysis Process