Determinism


Nita Farahany: Neuroscience and the law

Xavier Symons | 02 May 2015 | Comments
tags: determinism, interviews, law, neurolaw, neuroscience, US
Renown academic and presidential advisor Nita Farahany recently spoke with BioEdge about neuroscience and the law.

Evil is all in the brain. Or is it?

Michael Cook | 07 February 2013 | Comments
tags: brain scans, determinism, evil, genetics
After 3000 years of speculation, a German neurologist has finally located the source of evil. Well, at least Das Bild says he has. Gerhard Roth showed the tabloid images of the offending portion of the brain. It is an 'evil patch' in the brain's central lobe which shows up as a dark mass on X-rays, he says.

“Pre-crime” terrorist detector field tested in US

Jared Yee | 12 June 2011 | Comments
tags: criminal activity, determinism
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has completed a first round of field-testing on a program designed to spot people who intend to commit a terrorist act.

A natural born killer

Michael Cook | 16 July 2010 | Comments
tags: determinism, free will, neuroscience
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