Recognise the creativity behind crime, then you can thwart it
The personal qualities associated with creativity can support a terrorist as much as an entrepreneur. For Professor David Cropley, "whatever we think of 9/11, it is impossible to deny its novelty. It took the US by surprise." In this essay for Psyche magazine, he uses this example to contemplate the ideas of 'negative' and 'malevolent' creativity, which if studied properly, can potentially give us better tools to prevent crime itself.