Tag Archive for: empathy

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Webinar: Effective Interviewing of Adults Displaying Antisocial Personality Traits

Public defenders and defense investigators often interact with clients, witnesses, victims, and/or suspects displaying so-called antisocial behavior.  These antisocial traits can limit interview results and can significantly reduce the exchange…
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A Dangerous Brain: Can Neuroscience Predict How Likely Someone is to Commit Another Crime? – The Marshall Project

In 1978, Thomas Barefoot was convicted of killing a police officer in Texas. During the sentencing phase of his trial, the prosecution called two psychiatrists to testify about Barefoot’s “future dangerousness,” a capital-sentencing requirement…
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New Study Links Brain Injuries to “Acquired Sociopathy” – Big Think

A new study from Vanderbilt University has found that brain lesions can increase the risk of criminality. Read more.