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Boredom: as Metaphor for Iraq  

Morten G. Ender

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
This chapter explores the meaning of the film Groundhog Day relative to social-psychological elements of boredom. The chapter presents the popular film Groundhog Day featuring actor Bill ... More

Correctional Environments  

Richard E. Wener

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Sep 2012
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Nov 2012
Correctional environments are unique as settings in which people are confined involuntarily, possibly for very long periods of time, and not for their own welfare. As such they can be very ... More

Cybercrime and You: How Criminals Attack and the Human Factors That They Seek to Exploit  

Jason R. C. Nurse

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May 2019
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Oct 2018
Cybercrime is a significant challenge to society, but it can be particularly harmful to the individuals who become victims. This chapter engages in a comprehensive and topical analysis of ... More

Environmental Injustice, Collaborative Action, and the Inclusionary Shift  

Susan Opotow

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Sep 2012
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Nov 2012
Psychologists’ environmental work fosters protection of the natural world (e.g., forests, animals, ecosystems) and opposes environmental degradation. Utilizing research on seven activist ... More

Forensic Personality and Social Psychology  

Saul Kassin and Margaret Bull Kovera

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Nov 2018
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Oct 2018
Forensic psychology is a term used to describe a broad range of research topics and applications that address human behavior in the legal system. Personality and social psychologists are ... More

The Group Element of Cybercrime: Types, Dynamics, and Criminal Operations  

Jason R. C. Nurse and Maria Bada

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May 2019
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Oct 2018
While cybercrime can often be an individual activity pursued by lone hackers, it has increasingly grown into a group activity, with networks across the world. This chapter critically ... More

Justice and the Allocation of Natural Resources: Current Concepts and Future Directions  

Geoffrey J. Syme and Blair E. Nancarrow

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Sep 2012
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Nov 2012
Water management is principally used here to review current knowledge in relation to social justice in the allocation of natural resources and environmental management. The sphere of human ... More

Language and the Law: Illustrations from Cases of Disputed Sexual Consent  

Deborah Davis and J. Guillermo Villalobos

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Sep 2014
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Jun 2014
This chapter aims to provide a general review of issues psychology has addressed regarding language and the law. It focuses on three primary areas of application in legal settings: (1) ... More

Law and Social Cognition  

Barbara A. Spellman and Frederick Schauer

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Aug 2013
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Oct 2013
The legal system—in both substance and process—relies heavily on social cognition. However, much of the vast research in law and psychology focuses narrowly on issues of jury decision ... More

Teaching Forensic Clinical Psychology  

Matthew T. Huss and Vince Flynn

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Aug 2015
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Mar 2014
The purpose of this article is to provide undergraduate instructors of courses in forensic clinical psychology with some guidance in curriculum planning and determining lecture material. ... More

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