We need to separate the neuroscience hype from the reality

Video will begin in 5 seconds. More video Recommended A carpark so big it should have its own postcode The Credlin factor The rise of Peter Dutton Labor questions climate credentials Morrison shakes off ‘old news’ Replay video Can your brain make you commit a crime? Neurolaw is the term given to the use of brain scans as evidence in court. But what does it mean for criminal law in Australia? PT2M5S 620 349 Oregon serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers was recently sentenced to death for the fourth time, after a strongly argued case that the sentence should be reduced to life in prison.  Rogers’ lawyer argued that scans indicated damage to parts of his brain could have caused his manic killing sprees. The thrust of the argument was that brain…


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