Network Publication on Third-Party Punishment

Posted by grovese on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Around the Web, Criminal Law, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers. 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 “ Parsing the Behavioral and Brain Mechanisms of Third-Party Punishment” – appears in The Journal of Neuroscience. Comments are closed.

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