Read Cacioppo and Freberg (2013, pgs. 160-161) "Psychology as a Hub Science: Law, Responsibility and the Brain".
Does neuroscience have a place in the criminal justice system?
Before being paroled, would brain imaging help to protect society? Why or why not?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com November 30, 2021, 7:09 am ad1c9bdddf
Neuroscience and the Law
According to Cacioppo and Freberg (2013), psychology as a science seeks to inform the larger society about the way mind and behavior works. In so doing, policymakers can better understand the dynamics of human behavior and in turn create policies that, based on this information, can protect society more and lead to positive social change. Neuroscience has advanced in such a way that as an applied science, its innovations can now be utilized to map out the human mind and for example, connect intent to actions. This means that like forensic psychology, neuroscience as the 'natural complement' to ...
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