A Primer on Criminal Law and Neuroscience

A Primer on Criminal Law and Neuroscience : A contribution of the Law and Neuroscience Project, supported by the MacArthur Foundation

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This handbook, the result of a three-year multidisciplinary initiative supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur foundation, brings lawyers, neuroscientists, and philosophers together to explore the appropriate relationary between neuroscience and law and to engage in empiricalted investigation to demonstate the specific relevance of one to the other.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 161 x 240 x 23mm | 786g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0199859175
  • 9780199859177
  • 1,964,468

Table of contents

CONTENTS ; Contributors ; Foreword ; Owen D. Jones ; Preface ; Stephen J. Morse & Adina L. Roskies ; Introduction ; Stephen J. Morse ; 1. Neuroscience Basics ; Annabelle M. Belcher & Adina L. Roskies ; 2. Brain Imaging Techniques ; Adina L. Roskies ; 3. Other Neuroscientific Techniques ; Adina L. Roskies ; 4. Admissibility of Neuroscientific Expert Testimony ; David L. Faigman ; 5. Mind-Reading, Neuroscience, and the Law ; Henry T. (Hank) Greely ; 6. Criminal Responsibility, Criminal Competence, and Prediction of Criminal Behavior ; 7. Adolescent Culpability and Competence: Implications of Neuroscience for Criminal Justice Adjudication ; 7. Adolescent Competence and Culpability: Implications of Neuroscience for Juvenile Justice Administration ; 8. The Relevance of the Neuroscience of Addiction to the Criminal Law ; Douglas Husak & Emily Murphy ; 9. The Future of Law and Neuroscience ; 9. Neuroscience and the Law: Looking Forward ; Glossary ; Index
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About Stephen J. Morse

Stephen J. Morse, J.D., Ph.D., is the Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law, Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry, & Associate Director of the Center for Neuroscience and Society, University of Pennsylvania

Adina L. Roskies, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Dartmouth University, and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience
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