The Neurobiology of Criminality
The Social Culture of Criminality
The nature and nurture theories of criminality are modulated by social influences, developmental, and traumatic influences. This lecture series seeks to explore nurture and nature from a trauma based perspective.
The Brain and Nervous system
The nature and nurture theories of criminality are modulated by the brain and the nervous system in an interactional manner which trauma and environment play important roles.
The nature and nurture theories of criminality are modulated by human development in the social environment.
Psycho-pathology & drug use
Current diagnostic and legal characterizations of criminal behavior are directly influenced by drug and alcohol as measured by standardized instruments.
Future ethical considerations for the treatment of criminality
Advances in neurological treatments and technology are creating ethical challenges in our treatment of criminals and human behavior. Further dialog and social reasoning will require more resources to address these issues in the future.