Lecturer talks burglar out of home

“A criminal psychology lecturer used techniques she teaches in class to talk a intruder she found in her bedroom out of her house.”

Now that’s what I call applied psychology.

> From BBC News

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Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and the author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". You can follow PsyBlog by email, by RSS feed, on Twitter and Google+.

Published: 29 October 2004

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