Law and neuroscience research gets .4 million in additional grant money

by Jim Patterson | Sep. 14, 2015, 12:21 PM | Want more research news? Subscribe to our weekly newsletter » SHARELINES Tweet@MacFound grant keeps research on the brain and crime moving TweetVanderbilt-based research network gets $1.4 million grant from @MacFound (iStockphoto) A research network based at Vanderbilt University that has pioneered research into the implications of neuroscience for criminal justice has been awarded a $1.4 million grant by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. To date, the MacArthur Foundation has contributed more than $6.2 million to the research network. The new grant will push that total to more than $7.6 million. Owen Jones (Vanderbilt University) “The MacArthur Foundation was the first to recognize that the implications of neuroscience for criminal justice could be positive or negative,” said Owen…


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