The Brain and the Law

An overview of neuroethics and neurolaw that covers a lot of ground, from Phineas Gage to comas. Ways that the brain controls behaviour, issues of responsibility and accountability in the legal system, decision making, recidivism and rehabilitation, predicting violence, the hype and reality of fMRI lie detectors and the implicit association test (IAT), and more. Mentions a clinical trial that’s testing neurofeedback for controlling cravings. Fast-paced and accessible talk, via @lawneuro and @hoteit, from the @RSAevents Vision lectures.

Producer: Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) Featuring: David Eagleman
Format: Flash, mp4, wmv Date: 21/04/09
Length: 00:34:17  
Video Link:
http://www.thersa.org/events/vision/vision-videos/david-eagleman-21-april-2009
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APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2009). Neurolaw. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 2, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2009/08/neurolaw/

 

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