Researchers Find Link Between Brain Trauma, Criminal Behavior - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Dec 27, 2017
After a Vanderbilt University professor found a connection between criminal behavior and brain trauma, defense attorneys say they can establish a link in court as well, WSMV reports. Brain scans are being used as defense tactics to explain behavior as well as determine punishments, according to Nashville lawyer David Raybin. The author of the research, assistant professor of neurology Ryan Darby, focused his study on people with brain tumors, as well as individuals who had suffered a stroke or a brain bleed.