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Published: 30 January 2015

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199995721

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Murder in the Courtroom

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence

Brigitte Vallabhajosula, Ph.D.

American Psychology-Law Society Series

  • Discusses the basics and specifics of structural and functional neuroimaging modalities, and their limitations, in understandable terms.
  • Uses legal cases and actual neuroimaging scans to illustrate points.
  • Provides information regarding the scientific validity of neuropsychological tests used to assess cognitive functioning and malingering.
  • Highlights the legal implications of offering neuroscience-based evidence.

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