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My Brain Made Me Pull the Trigger

My Brain Made Me Pull the Trigger

The emerging academic discipline of neuroethics has been driven, in part, by the recognition that introducing brain scans as legal evidence is fraught with peril.  Most neuroscientists think that a brain scan is unable to provide an accurate representation of the state of mind of a defendant or determine whether his frontal lobes predispose to some wanton [...]

November 20, 2013 — Gary Stix