Inside The Crazy Murder Mind: Things Only Criminal Minds Understand
Many people have a dark and morbid fascination with true crime and the people behind these horrible acts. This curiosity often stems from questions that are difficult to answer: How does a person become a criminal? Are criminals born or made? Can anyone become a criminal? Criminal profilers use psychology, forensics, and neuroscience to try to answer these questions. They use this same knowledge to catch criminals. The hope is that with understanding, we can prevent crimes and deliver criminal justice more effectively.
By learning more about the lives and crimes of notable criminals, you may notice some patterns and traits they have in common. It’s also helpful to study neuroimaging and behavioral science to learn more about what motivates someone to commit the darkest of crimes.