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Neuroscience and the law

Neuroscience and the law

brain, mind, and the scales of justice

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Published by Dana Press, AAAS in New York, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neuroscientists -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Neurosciences -- Research,
  • Brain -- Imaging

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Brent Garland.
    ContributionsGarland, Brent., American Association for the Advancement of Science., Charles A. Dana Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF2910.N45 N48 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18485794M
    ISBN 101932594043
    LC Control Number2004002405

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New York, Dana Press,pp., $ (paper). This volume is a report of a workshop sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and .