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Law and Neuroscience, Second Edition

  • Owen D. Jones
  • Jeffrey D. Schall
  • Francis X. Shen
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The implications for law of new neuroscientific techniques and findings are now among the hottest topics in legal, academic, and media venues. Law and Neuroscience—a collaboration of professors in law, neuroscience, and biology—is the first and still only coursebook to chart this new territory, providing the world’s most comprehensive collection of neurolaw materials. This text will be of interest to many professors teaching Criminal Law and Torts courses, who would like to incorporate the most current thinking on how biology intersects with the law.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Extensively revised chapters, updated with new findings and materials.
  • New chapter on Aging Brains
  • Hundreds of new references and citations to recent developments.
  • Over 600 new references and citations to recent developments, with 260 new readings, including 27 new case selections
  • Highly current material; 45% of cases and publications in the Second Edition were published since the first edition in 2014

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Technical subjects explained in an accessible manner
  • Extensive glossary of key terms
  • Photos and illustrations enliven the text
  • Professors of any background can teach this course
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