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How many murderers were there?
41
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Where were the murderers referred to?
The University of California
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Why were they referred to the university?
To obtain proof of their diminished capacity
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What was the average age of the murderers?
34.3 years
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How many schizophrenics were there in the experimental group?
6
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How many epileptics were there in the experimental group?
2
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How many of the experimental group had a history of head injury or organic brain damage?
23
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How many people with affective disorder were there in the experimental group?
2
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How many people with personality disorder were there in the experimental group?
2
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How much time was inbetween the CPT and the tracer?
30 seconds
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How much time was inbetween the tracer and the PET scan?
32 minutes
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What does PET stand for?
Positron Emission Tomography
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What design was the study?
Matched Pairs Design
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How was the control group created?
By matching each person in the control group with someone in the experimental group who matched their age and gender.
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Where the mental illnesses matched as well?
6 schizophrenics were matched but the rest of the control group had no history of mental illness.
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What did the experimenters have to check in the control group?
Family history of mental illness, history of head injury.
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How was the sample obtained?
Opportunity sampling
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What was the tracer called?
FDG
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How does the tracer work?
It was taken up by the active areas of the brain
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Why did the participants have to do a CPT?
So that target areas of the brain could be activated
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How were pictures of their brain recorded?
Cortical Peel and Box techniques
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How many pictures?
10 horizontal slices
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What part of the brain was studied?
Limbic system and other structures of the brain
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Why was the limbic system studied?
It is associated with emotion and has been linked to violent behaviour in research
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What are some parts of the limbic system?
Hippocampus, Amygdyla, Prefrontal Cortex and
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