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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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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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Neuro-expert testifies for Tsarnaev

May. 13, 2015—The Washington Post recently published an op-ed by Dr. Sally Satel and Prof. Scott O. Lilienfeld about the developments in the Dzohkar Tsarnaev trial.  The piece highlights the use of expert testimony from neuroscientists in this and other criminal cases. To read the piece, visit: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/05/11/neuro-expert-testifies-for-tsarnaev/

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Article on Psychopathy and Punishment

Jan. 30, 2015—A recent article titled “Psychopathic violent offenders’ brains can’t understand punishment: MRI-scans reveal abnormalities in many areas of the brain” discusses the findings in an fMRI study led by Sheilagh Hodgins and Nigel Blackwood. To read the article, visit:  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uom-pvo012215.php Study Citation: Sarah Gregory, R James Blair, Dominic ffytche, Andrew Simmons, Veena Kumari, Sheilagh Hodgins, Nigel...

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The Deciding Brain

Mar. 23, 2011—Charlie Rose recently hosted a series of discussions about recent advances in the sciences of the mind. One of these shows featured LANP's own Joshua Greene.  The episide is entitled, "The Deciding Brain." 

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Inside the Mind of a Psychopath

Mar. 21, 2011—Kent Kiehl and Joshua Buckholtz have a new piece in Scientific American entitled, "Inside the Mind of a Psychopath."

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Psychopathy and Impaired Reasoning

Nov. 6, 2010—The Huffington Post just ran a piece about psychopathy entitled "The Sick Logic of a Psychopath" that highlights the recent work by (and includes an interview with) our very own Kent Kiehl.  As always, happy reading!

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NPR Three-peat on Neuroscience and Responsibility

Jul. 6, 2010—Barbara Hagerty recently ran three pieces for NPR on the relationship between recent advances in science–especially MAOA research and work on psychopathy–and responsibility: "A Neuroscientist Uncovers a Dark Secret" "Inside a Psychopath's Brain" "Can Your Genes Make You Murder?" As always, happy reading!

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Kiehl, Morse, and Others on Psychopathy and the Law

May. 18, 2010—Radio Health Journal has a series of interesting interviews with Kent Kiehl, Stephen Morse, and others concerning psychopathy, neuroscience, and the law.  Go here to listen to the recording (beginning at the 2 minute mark).

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