Using brain scans to predict criminal behavior

This is a slippery slope, folks. I'm pretty sure they made a movie about this ("Minority Report") and it showed how dangerous (Read: unethical, unfair) it would be to start trying to predict what crimes people would commit before they do them. In this case, brain researchers studied FMRIs of criminals before they were released from prison. They gave them a test and watched to see how often the part of the brain that deals with impulsivity lit up....more

Side A: Love Songs, Part 1

If music be the food of love, play on....more