Biological Explanations of turning to crime

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  • Biological explanations of Criminal Behaviour
    • Raine- Brain abnormalities in murders
      • AIM- investigate patterns of brain activity in murderers compared to matched sample of non-murders
        • Used PET scans to see whether there are differences in areas of prefrontal cortex thought to be involved in violent behaviour.
  • Control group- matched by age and sex
    • 39 men, 2 women

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