• I Did It?! Why Innocent People Confess

    By Dave Thompson CFI
    In February 22, 2017
    4048 Views
    It is hard to imagine why someone would confess to something they didn’t do. To voluntarily provide information that results in incarceration, embarrassment, loss of employment, restitution or loss of freedom seems unfathomable. However, not only are there several cases of this actually occurring but it continues to happen...
  • The Making a Murderer Effect

    By Dave Thompson CFI
    In February 22, 2017
    1955 Views
    Interrogation methods used improperly can cause a multitude of issues including involuntary or false confessions and make it increasingly difficult to identify the truth or obtain reliable information in an investigation.  This topic has been widely discussed in the recent months due to the popular Netflix documentary “Making a...
  • Lies, lies and more lies …the clever brain that lets liars get away easily!

    By Wayne Hoover CFI
    In February 3, 2017
    2376 Views
    Study shows lying gets easier for those who lie repeatedly!  A new brain study recently published in Nature Neuroscience focuses on the effects of lying on the amygdala, a small tucked-away part of the brain that processes negative emotions. Using live human volunteers who were incentivized to lie repeatedly,...
  • 5 Tips for Surviving the Holidays

    5 Tips for Surviving the Holidays

    By Dave Thompson CFI
    In November 30, 2016
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    396 Views
    The Holiday Season is quickly approaching which means early mornings, late nights, and sometimes unpleasant customers for the retail professionals out there on the front lines.  This can be a stressful yet profitable time for the retail industry and, unfortunately, a season that can cause even the most vested...
  • Burke Ramsey: A Lesson in Behavior Interpretation

    By DJ
    In October 27, 2016
    12312 Views
    If you have turned on your TV in the last couple of weeks or logged in to any form of social media, you would have seen that there are several “experts” suggesting different theories of what happened twenty years ago in the case of JonBenét Ramsey. There are a...