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Criminal Genius: A Portrait of High-IQ Offenders

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by James C. Oleson
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Criminal Genius: A Portrait of High-IQ Offenders by James C. Oleson

For years, criminologists have studied the relationship between crime and below-average intelligence, concluding that offenders possess IQ scores 8-10 points below those of non-offenders. Little, however, is known about the criminal behavior of those with above-average IQ scores. This book provides some of the first empirical information about the self-reported crimes of people with genius-level IQ scores. Combining quantitative data from 72 different offenses with qualitative data from 44 follow-up interviews, this book describes the nature of high-IQ crime while shedding light on a population of offenders often ignored in research and sensationalized in media.

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Ebook Details
Pages: 300
Size: 23.4 MB
Publisher: University of California Press
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 2370007601837 (DRM-EPUB)

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12/03/2016
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