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Exploring the impact of neurocriminological ideas on public sentencing preferences and moral behaviour

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While the focus of criminology has traditionally been the sociological correlates of criminal behaviour, there is growing interest in the neurobiological correlates of offending. Theorists predict that this emerging area of research, known as neurocriminology, will change how people view crime, punishment and their own behaviour. The veracity of this prediction will rest on the question of whether neurocriminology can challenge the belief that offenders make a morally relevant choice to of...

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University of Oxford
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University College London
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ES/J500112/1
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