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Murder in the Courtroom: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence: Book by Brigitte Vallabhajosula

Murder in the Courtroom: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence

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ISBN: 9780199995721    Publisher: Oxford University Press Year of publishing: 2015     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 352        Language: English
Answers to many legal questions often depend on our understanding of the relationship between the human brain and behavior. While there is no evidence to suggest that violence is the sole result of cognitive...Read more
Answers to many legal questions often depend on our understanding of the relationship between the human brain and behavior. While there is no evidence to suggest that violence is the sole result of cognitive impairment, research does suggest that frontal lobe impairment in particular may contribute to the etiology of violent behavior. Murder in the Courtroom presents a comprehensive and detailed analysis of issues most relevant to answering questions regarding the link between cognitive functioning and violence. It is the first book to focus exclusively on the etiology and assessment of cognitive impairment in the context of violent behavior and the challenges courts face in determining the reliability of neuroscience evidence; provide objective discussions of currently available neuropsychological tests and neuroimaging techniques, and their strengths and limitations; provide a methodology for the assessment of cognitive dysfunction in the context of violent behavior that is likely to withstand a Daubert challenge; and include detailed discussions of criminal cases to illustrate important points.
Clinical and forensic psychologists and psychiatrists, cognitive neuroscientists, and legal professionals will be able to use this book to further their understanding of the relationship between brain function and extreme violence.
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About the author: Brigitte Vallabhajosula
Brigitte Vallabhajosula, Ph.D., is a consultant in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice. She holds master's degrees in Forensic Psychology and Criminal... Read more
Brigitte Vallabhajosula, Ph.D., is a consultant in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice. She holds master's degrees in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice with specialization in Forensic Psychology. Dr. Vallabhajosula has an understanding of the development of PET radiotracers and their clinical applications and potential utility in understanding the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders. For the last eight years she has focused her attention exclusively on the use of neuroimaging modalities within the forensic population.
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This book is a fascinating read from cover to cover. It's the best primer on the subject I've ever seen, and likely to have a high impact on a wide variety of audiences. P. David Mozley, MD,...Read more
This book is a fascinating read from cover to cover. It's the best primer on the subject I've ever seen, and likely to have a high impact on a wide variety of audiences. P. David Mozley, MD, Professor and Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital Murder in the Courtroom offers an insightful view of the intersection of the law and the science related to violent behaviors. ... Today we are witnessing the rudimentary entry of neuroscience in the courtroom. Undoubtedly, increasingly sophisticated future incursions are certain. This text provides a science-based structure for their interpretation. This scholarly work deserves serious consideration for students and scholars of mind, brain, society, and law. Mony J. de Leon, EdD, Professor of Psychiatry and Founder and Director of the Center for Brain Health, NYU Langone Medical Center
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