Violent behavior is a complex product of biology and upbringing, and when that violence involves murder and destruction to …
While criminal activity can’t be reduced to a brain image, understanding changes in brain function could improve the way criminals are rehabilitated.
A surprising percent of offenders move to restricted areas
New York City police boosted arrests for public possession of marijuana in recent years, on the assumption that the action would improve public safety.
Mistaken eyewitness identification is a major cause of false convictions, but a new lineup technique could improve bystanders’ accuracy
Kindergarten — that bastion of macaroni crafts, crayon-eating and life lessons in sharing — is actually a major driver of crime, at least according to data collected by New Hampshire state legislator Bob Kingsbury.
It’s not news that becoming a parent changes everything. But a new study suggests that fatherhood’s transformative power is responsible for new dads’ decreased rates of tobacco and alcohol use and crime.
Is violence a virus? The literal answer is no, but the metaphor offers important insight into stopping the epidemic.
To cut crime, raise education and income levels, and reduce addiction rates among the poor, no program offers more bang for the buck than preschool, as a new study published in Science demonstrates.
Self-control may be the secret to success, according to a persuasive new study that followed 1,000 children from birth to age 32: children who showed early signs of self-mastery were not only less likely to have developed …