March 7, 2011

Brain Scans Reveal the Mind of a Criminal

Clara Moskowitz, Live Science

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The latest neuroscience research is presenting intriguing evidence that the brains of certain kinds of criminals are different from those of the rest of the population.

While these findings could improve our understanding of criminal behavior, they also raise moral quandaries about whether and how society should use this knowledge to combat crime.

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TAGGED: Brain Scan, Bioethics, Neuroscience, Psychopathy, Crime, Brain Structure, Brain


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