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Bioprediction, biomarkers, and bad behavior : scientific, legal, and ethical challenges / edited by Ilina Singh, Walter P. Sinnott-Armstrong, Julian Savulescu.

Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (269 p.)
Series:
Series in neuroscience, law, and philosophy.
Oxford Series in Neuroscience, Law, and Philosophy
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Subjects:
Criminal behavior -- Genetic aspects.
Mental illness -- Genetic aspects.
Genetic markers -- Social aspects.
Psychology, Pathological.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Many decisions in law and elsewhere depend on predictions of crimes and mental illnesses. Can biology make these predictions more accurate? Do we want our government to use biology in this way? These questions and more are discussed in this volume by prominent scientists, ethicists, and legal scholars.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Contributors; 1. Introduction: Deviance, Classification, and Bioprediction; 2. Behavioral Biomarkers: What Are They Good For? Toward the Ethical Use of Biomarkers; 3. Bioprediction in Youth Justice; 4. The Inclusion of Biological Risk Factors in Violence Risk Assessments; 5. Bioprediction in Criminal Cases; 6. The Limits of Legal Use of Neuroscience; 7. Rethinking the Implications of Discovering Biomarkers for Biologically Based Criminality; 8. MAOA and the Bioprediction of Antisocial Behavior: Science Fact and Science Fiction
9. Genetic Biomarker Research of Callous-Unemotional Traits in Children: Implications for the Law and Policymaking10. The Neural Code for Intentions in the Human Brain; 11. Biomarkers: Potential and Challenges; 12. Neuroimaging-Based Automatic Classification of Schizophrenia; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Singh, Ilina, editor.
Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter P., editor.
Savulescu, Julian, editor.
ISBN:
0-19-984419-4
0-19-932144-2
1-299-85350-1
OCLC:
859263242