Using Cognitive Neuroscience to Predict Future Dangerousness

59 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last revised: 25 Apr 2014

Date Written: January 18, 2011

Abstract

This article argues that individuals with frontal lobe brain damage have the inability to control their actions, and are highly likely to engage in rage attacks, spontaneous acts of violence, and destructive behavior. It argues that such offenders should receive post-sentence treatment to focus upon addressing these issues.

Keywords: Criminal Law, Law and Neuroscience

Suggested Citation

Lamparello, Adam, Using Cognitive Neuroscience to Predict Future Dangerousness (January 18, 2011). Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1742940

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