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Why blame me? It was all my brain’s fault!

This is a review of an article from The Times – The dubious rise of ‘neurolaw.  The article links in well with the Raine et al. study.  I’ve written before about studies looking at the effect of brain damage on behaviour and if this could mitigate criminal behaviour and it seems that in some cases […]

Can damage to the brain make you violent?

Back into normal postings now with a study published by PLoS regarding the possible effects of brain damage on behaviour, specifically violent behaviour. In the Raine (1997) study that we cover as part of the physiological psychology module in the AS it is put forward that slight differences in levels of processing in specific parts […]