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False Confessions and Wrongful Convictions

Why on earth would anyone admit to a crime, especially a major crime such as a murder, she or he hadn’t committed? Does this really happen? What sort of personality can be coerced into making a confession about a terrible act he or she hasn’t committed? Sometimes the psychology of police interrogation is very troubling,… Continue reading False Confessions and Wrongful Convictions

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And They Say Lightning Only Strikes Once…

You’d think that getting struck by lightning even once and living to tell about it would be a miracle. Lightning is an electrostatic discharge during an electrical storm between electrically charged regions of a cloud (known as intra-cloud lightning or IC lightning), or another cloud,( called CC lightning), or a cloud and the ground, (called… Continue reading And They Say Lightning Only Strikes Once…

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Sibling Sexual Abuse a Sordid Secret

Sibling Incest Usually when we speak about incestuous families we tend to think of father-daughter incest. Rarely do we think about mother-son or brother-sister. However these types of sex abuse happen and are probably under-reported, hence the reason this incest isn’t known about as broadly as that of parent-child. There is a plethora of studies… Continue reading Sibling Sexual Abuse a Sordid Secret