Raine et al findings

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NGRI patients reduced or increased activity in the prefrontal cortex?
Reduced
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NGRI patients reduced or increased activity in the left angular gyrus?
Reduced
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NGRI patients reduced or increased activity in the corpus callosum?
Reduced
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The amygdyla, hippocampus and thalamus were all found to have REDUCED activity in the _________ hemisphere
Left
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Where did the study find reduced activity in the brain of the NGRI participants?
In areas previously linked to violence
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Where did the study find increased activity in the brains of the NGRI?
In areas not previously linked to violence
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NGRI patients reduced or increased activity in the cerebellum?
Increased
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The amygdyla, hippocampus and thalamus were all found to have INCREASED activity in the _________ hemisphere
Right
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In what areas was there was no difference between the groups?
Putamen, Midbrain
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Structures associated with mental illness but not violence were found to have..?
No difference
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Did the groups differ in their ability to perform the CPT?
No
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How many of the murderers were left handed?
6
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How many of the murders were non-white?
14
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Was there a difference between white and non-white murders?
No
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Did the murders with head injury differ from those with no head injury?
No
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What did this study prove?
That murderers pleasing NGRI have different brain functioning to normal individuals
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Can an individual brain structure be blamed for violent behaviour?
No
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What could be classed as confounding variables?
Head injury and IQ
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What else could be responsible for violent behaviour?
Social, psychological, cultural factors
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Can the PET scan be used as a diagnosis?
No
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Does this study take the responsibility away from the NGRI prisoners?
No
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Does the study show a real cause-effect relationship between brain dysfunction and violence?
No
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Do the results explain violence?
No they only link to criminal behaviour
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What does this study suggest?
A link between dysfunctional brain parts and predisposition to violent behaviour in NGRI murderers
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