Author: Artemisia Gentileschi Title: Jael and Sisera Dimensions: 86 × 125 cm Support: Oil on canvas Sisera was a warlord to Jabin, the king of Canaan who had been oppressing the Israelites for many years. But under the leadership of Barak and Deborah the Israelites finally succeed in slaying Jabin's army. Sisera runs and seeks refuge in the tent of … [Read more...] about Jael and Sisera – Artemisia Gentileschi
Gun violence is an urgent, complex, and multifaceted problem. It requires evidence-based, multifaceted solutions. Psychology can make important contributions to policies that prevent gun violence. Toward this end, in February 2013 the American Psychological Association commissioned this report by a panel of experts to convey research-based conclusions and recommendations (and … [Read more...] about Gun Violence: an urgent, complex, and multifaceted problem
New research shows that almost one-third of adults with mental illness are likely to be victims of violence within a six-month period, and that adults with mental illness who commit violence are most likely to do so in residential settings. The study also finds a strong correlation between being a victim of violence and committing a violent act. The work was done by … [Read more...] about Mentally ill more likely to be Victims, not Perpetrators, of Violence, study shows
It is possible to be fully supportive of law enforcement and the military everywhere, which I am, but also push for changes that will improve both organizations. In cases such as we have seen in the news, only a full investigation of the facts can determine if errors were made. If there are determinations that there were errors, corrections are needed and will take place … [Read more...] about Who is Dangerous in High Stress Situations?
Gang members are twice as likely to become both a victim and an offender of a crime than non-gang members, as single acts of violence often lead to retribution between gangs as a whole, according to a new study. "In other words, gang members are not distinctly offenders or victims; instead, gang membership is a common source of both forms of violence," said David Pyrooz, an … [Read more...] about Today’s Offenders are Tomorrow’s Victims in Gangs