Raine et al- NGRI v Non-murderers

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  • Raine et al
    • Methodology
      • Quasi
      • IV- NGRI/non-murderer
      • DV- brain differences
      • Matched Pairs
      • Drug free for 2 weeks
      • Opportunity sample
    • Procedures
      • 1. Injected with radioactive glucose 30s after starting CPT
      • 2. Radioactive traces left in parts of brain.
      • 3. CPT for 32 mins then scanned
      • 4. 10 pictures recorded 14 brain parts
      • 5. Images compared
    • Findings
      • Pre-cortex: NGRI lower
      • Parietal: NGRI less
      • Temporal: No diference
      • Occipital: NGRI higher
      • Corpus: NGRI less
      • Left HAT: NGRI less
      • Right HAT: NGRI more
    • Conclusions
      • Link between areas of brain and aggression
      • NGRI have different brain function
      • PET scans can't be used as diagnosis tool.

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