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New Publication: Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain

Apr. 1, 2017—Iris Vilares, Michael Wesley, Woo-Young Ahn, Richard J. Bonnie, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, Stephen J. Morse, Gideon Yaffe, Terry Lohrenz, & Read Montague, Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2016). Abstract:  Criminal convictions require proof that a prohibited act was performed in a...

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Lie Detection Brief

Dec. 8, 2016—The Research Network is pleased to announce the release of a new brief, fMRI and Lie Detection. Some studies have reported the ability to detect lies, with a high degree of accuracy, by analyzing brain data acquired using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). But is this new technology ready for its day in court? The...

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Neurolaw News

Oct. 20, 2016—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Network Publication on Third-Party Punishment

Sep. 22, 2016—A just-published study by a Research Network team used fMRI brain-scanning techniques to identify and dissociate the four different patterns of brain activities involved in: 1.     Evaluating the mental state of a defendant 2.     Evaluating the harm the defendant caused 3.     Integrating mental state and harm information 4.     Deciding a punishment amount The work – published as...

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Neurolaw News

Apr. 19, 2016—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Neurolaw News

Jan. 18, 2016—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Neurolaw News

Oct. 19, 2015—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Pain on the Brain: CLBB Posts on Pain Neuroimaging & Law

Aug. 3, 2015—The Center for Law, Brain & Behavior, along with the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School, is hosting a series of pain neuroimaging and law posts: Pain on the Brain: A Week of Guest Posts on Pain Neuroimaging & Law by Amanda C. Pustilnik: http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/billofhealth/2015/07/28/pain-on-the-brain-a-week-of-guest-posts-on-pain-neuroimaging-law/ Pain-o-meters: How – and Why – Should We Develop Them? by Karen...

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Neurolaw News

Jul. 2, 2015—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every 2 months. To subscribe to the newsletter, please...

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New Publication on fMRI-Based Memory Detection

Jun. 9, 2015—The Journal of Neuroscience has recently published a paper by Melina R. Uncapher, J. Tyler Boyd-Meredith, Tiffany E. Chow, Jesse Rissman, and Anthony D. Wagner titled Goal-Directed Modulation of Neural Memory Patterns: Implications for fMRI-Based Memory. This paper is a deliverable of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, and a report of this...

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