Juries in criminal cases typically decide if someone is guilty, then a judge determines a suitable level of punishment. New research confirms that these two separate assessments of guilt and punishment – though related – are calculated in different parts of the brain. In fact, researchers have found that they can disrupt and change one decision without affecting the other by making some subjects receive sham rTMS. (1)
Crime without punishment. Something we WANT.
Now we are trying to find the different areas of the brain working on that, as if the brain is not a whole.
Crime without punishment. We are getting there…
Because our prejudice always drives our science.