Many people base their idea of what a forensic psychologist does on TV shows like Criminal Minds or movies like Silence of the Lambs. But is that a true picture of the life of a forensic psychologist? compare and contrast your view of a forensic psychologist prior to entering this course to what you now know about their role in the field of psychology and the criminal system. As you have started to explore this specialty has anything suprised you? Share any insights you have gained.