The Brain on Trial.
Advances in brain science are calling into question the volition behind many criminal acts. A leading neuroscientist describes how the foundations of our criminal-justice system are beginning to crumble, and proposes a new way forward for law and order.
"We may someday find that many types of bad behavior have a basic biological explanation—as has happened with schizophrenia, epilepsy, depression, and mania." [more inside]
Prozac 'linked' to brain tumors:
Nothing incontrovertible yet. But where does it put us already hyper-sensitive brain candy users who've been given a new lease on life?
Now we have to worry about this too?