Neuroimages in court: Less biasing than feared

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Abstract

Neuroscience is increasingly poised to play a role in legal proceedings. One persistent concern, however, is the intuition that brain images may bias, mislead, or confuse jurors. Initially, empirical research seemed to support this intuition. New findings contradict those expectations, prompting a rethinking of the 'threat' of neuroscience in the courtroom.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-101
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Cognitive Sciences
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2013

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  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology

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Neuroimages in court : Less biasing than feared. / Roskies, Adina L.; Schweitzer, Nicholas; Saks, Michael.

In: Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Vol. 17, No. 3, 03.2013, p. 99-101.

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