Day: October 4, 2010

Going Mental

Brain CT scan in a patient with Fahr's syndrome.
How Neuroscience Is Changing the Law: “As leading-edge neuroimaging labs use scanners to reveal more and more details about how the brain works, their findings are increasingly affecting other fields as well. The legal system, in particular, is now being forced to assess the potential implications of new information about how issues relating to crime and punishment are processed in the brain.” (Big Think.)