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Professor Michael Gazzaniga discusses the impact of neuroscience and the legal system.

If brain scans can tell whether a person is lying, or if types of violence and criminal behavior can be traced to specific abnormalities in the brain, what does that mean for our justice system? University of California-Santa Barbara professor Michael Gazzaniga discusses the impact of neuroscience and the legal system. Gazzaniga also explores how advances in neuroscience will drive this debate in the decade ahead.

Credit: National Science Foundation and Discover magazine

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