Professor David Canter

PhD, AcSS, FAPA, FBPsS(Hon), FRSM, CPsychol
Director International Centre for Investigative Psychology
at The University of Huddersfield
President Int. Academy for Investigative Psychology
Emeritus Professor of The University of Liverpool

Books by David Canter

  • Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology

    by David Canter and Donna Youngs

    Topics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic and professional insight into each topic. They incorporate a range of features to bring psychology to life including case histories, research methods, ethical debate and learner activities.

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  • Becoming An Author: Advice for Academics and Other Professionals

    by David Canter and Gavin Fairbairn

    Becoming an Author provides an accessible and engaging toolkit for authors, students, academics and other professionals who want to build their careers, their confidence and their personal satisfaction through publication. It demystifies the move from being an effective student or active professional to being a published author.

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  • Psychology in Action

    by David Canter

    This collection of published papers has been selected on the grounds of suitability for practical application in the field of psychology. It includes edited sections of unpublished reports in order to show the link between research and practice. It attempts to demonstrate how psychology can be put to practical, social use.

  • Criminal Shadows: Inside the Mind of the Serial Killer

    by David Canter

    A unique insight into some of Britain’s most notorious criminal investigations, this is the highly acclaimed account of his experience as Britain’s leading pioneer in the new science of criminal psychological profiling.

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  • Football in its Place: An Environmental Psychology of Football Grounds

    by David Canter, Miriam Comber, and David Uzzell

    This book presents a broad analysis in terms that take it beyond the simple media definition of “crisis” or “hooligans”. It is a contribution to the public debate about the future of football and about the status – and design – of leisure. This book should be of interest to those involved in experimental psychology and in leisure studies, to sociologists, and to professionals and policy makers concerned with football.

  • The Psychology of Place

    by David Canter

  • Psychology for Architects

    by David Canter

  • Forensic Psychology for Dummies

    by David Canter

    Thinking of a career that indulges your CSI fantasies? Want to understand the psychology of crime? Whether studying it for the first time or an interested spectator, Forensic Psychology For Dummies gives you all the essentials for understanding this exciting field, complemented with fascinating case examples from around the world.

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  • Mapping Murder: The Secrets of Geographical Profiling

    by David Canter

    ‘Criminals reveal who they are and where they live not just from how they commit their crimes, but also from the locations they choose.’

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  • Investigative Psychology: Offender Profiling and the Analysis of Criminal Action

    by David Canter and Donna Youngs

    Until the development of Investigative Psychology, ‘profiling’ was based on little more than the informed personal expertise of experienced detectives. Spearheaded by David Canter and his associates, the new discipline of Investigative Psychology has emerged out of a quarter century of research and involvement in many actual cases.

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