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Eyes of the Beholder: An Old Myth Resurfaces, Sort Of.

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A century ago it was widely believed that the image of a killer was forever imprinted in the eyes of the victim. Sort of stamped on their retinas. This has been termed Optography and was a fiction staple in the 1800s and early 1900s. Of course, this isn’t the case. Not possible. Not yet, anyway but who knows what the future will hold.

However, in some situations a photo of the victim just might retain the killer’s image and this might be useful in tracking down the bad guy.

 

CRIME AND SCIENCE RADIO: Dr. Katherine Ramsland Interview: The Devil’s Dozen: What Makes the Bad Guys Tick?

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1-4-13: Dr. Katherine Ramsland Interview: The Devil’s Dozen: What Makes the Bad Guys Tick?

Join DP Lyle and Dr. Katherine Ramsland for a discussion of bad guys, who they are, what they do, and why they do what they do. Several cases from her excellent book THE DEVIL’S DOZEN will be discussed.

Dr. Katherine Ramsland

Dr. Katherine Ramsland

 

LISTENhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/suspensemagazine/2013/10/22/crime-and-science-radio–the-devils-dozen

LINKS:

Katherine Ramsland Website: http://www.katherineramsland.com/Katherineramsland/Welcome.html

Katherine Ramsland Blog: http://www.katherineramsland.com/Katherineramsland/Blog.html

Psychology Today: Shadow Boxing: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/shadow-boxing

BOOK LINKS:

The Devil’s Dozen: How Cutting-Edge Forensics Took Down 12 Notorious Serial Killers: http://www.amazon.com/The-Devils-Dozen-Cutting-Edge-Forensics/dp/0425226034

The Sex Beast (new): http://www.amazon.com/The-Beast-Crimescape-Katherine-Ramsland-ebook/dp/B00FJCJ938/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1381940721&sr=1-1&keywords=sex+beast+ramsland

The Ivy League Killer: http://www.amazon.com/The-Ivy-League-Killer-Crimescape-ebook/dp/B007W2E05U/ref=sr_1_sc_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1381940776&sr=1-1-spell&keywords=Ivey+League+Killer+ramsland

The Mind of a Murderer: http://www.amazon.com/The-Mind-Murderer-Privileged-Violence-ebook/dp/B007JI68XO/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1381940839&sr=1-1&keywords=Mind+of+a+Murderer

ARTICLE LINKS:

Evil, Part One: Its Manifestations: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/psychology/evil1/1.html

Evil, Part Two: The Heart of Darkness-Reframing Evil: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/psychology/evil2/1.html

Criminal Profiling: Part 1 History and Method: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/profiling/history_method/index.html

Profiling, Interactive: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/profiling/profiling_2/index.html

Criminal Profiling: the Reality Behind the Myth: http://www.apa.org/monitor/julaug04/criminal.aspx

Geographic Profiling: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/profiling/geographic/1.html

Offender Profiling, Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offender_profiling

Female Offenders, Crime Library: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/psychology/female_offenders/1.html

Women Who Kill, Part 1: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/notorious_murders/women/women1/1.html

Women Who KIll, Part 2: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/notorious_murders/women/women_killers2/1.html

Arthur Shawcross, the Genessee River Strangler: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/predators/shawcross/river_6.html

Necrophiles, The Crime Library: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/notorious/necrophiles/index_1.html

Bite Marks as Evidence to Convict: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/forensics/bitemarks/1.html

Haunted Crime Scenes: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/notorious_murders/classics/haunted_crimescenes/1.html

Team Killers: Male: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/partners/team_male/1.html

Forensic Toxicology: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/forensics/toxicology/index.html

Sex Slaves: The Psychology of Mastery: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/sexual_assault/sex_slaves/1_index.html

The Vampire Killers: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/weird/vampires/1.html

Serial Killer Groupies: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/psychology/s_k_groupies/index.html

Stalkers: The Psychological Terrorist: http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/psychology/stalkers/1.html

 
 
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