Kent Kiehl

University of New Mexico

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Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of New Mexico, where he specializes in brain image research and treatment of patients with severe mental illness; author of The Psychopath Whisperer: The Science of Those Without Conscience

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In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook school massacre in 2012, the parents of one 6-year old victim started a foundation to study the causes of homicidal behavior.

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In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook school massacre in 2012, the parents of one 6-year old victim started a foundation to study the causes of homicidal behavior.

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With a big push from Governor Cuomo, the New York State Legislature passed a law this week requiring psychotherapists to report any client thought "likely to engage" in violent…

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With a big push from Governor Cuomo, the New York State Legislature passed a law this week requiring psychotherapists to report any client thought "likely to engage" in violent…

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With a big push from Governor Cuomo, the New York State Legislature passed a law this week requiring psychotherapists to report any client thought "likely to engage" in violent…

Crime Prediction and Its Unintended Consequences

With a big push from Governor Cuomo, the New York State Legislature passed a law this week requiring psychotherapists to report any client thought "likely to engage" in violent…

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