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Minds, brains, and law : the conceptual foundations of law and neuroscience

Author: Michael S Pardo; Dennis M Patterson
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As neuroscientific technologies continue to develop and inform our understanding of the mind, the opportunities for applying neuroscience in legal proceedings have also increased. Cognitive neuroscientists have deepened our understanding of the complex relationship between the mind and the brain by using new techniques such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG). The
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Pardo; Dennis M Patterson
ISBN: 9780199812134 0199812136
OCLC Number: 837924621
Description: xxviii, 240 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Philosophical issues --
The concept of mind --
Neuroscience and legal theory : jurisprudence, morality, and economics --
Brain-based lie detection --
Criminal law doctrine --
Criminal procedure --
Theories of criminal punishment.
Responsibility: Michael S. Pardo & Dennis Patterson.

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This book addresses the philosophical questions that arise when neuroscientific research and technology are applied in the legal system. The empirical, practical, ethical, and conceptual issues that  Read more...
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"The subject of neuro-legal studies has developed rapidly in the wake of advances in cognitive neuroscience . Its relevance to and bearing upon the law and legal proceedings, and upon the Read more...

 
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