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Brain glucose metabolism in chronic marijuana users at baseline and during marijuana intoxication
Despite the widespread abuse of marijuana, knowledge about its effects in the human brain is limited. Brain glucose metabolism with and without delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (main psychoactiveExpand
Galileo's Revenge: Junk Science in the Courtroom
Doctors who have had the unpleasant experience of defending themselves against medical malpractice suits based on spurious scientific claims will readily identify with Galileo's Revenge . Peter HuberExpand
Cerebellar metabolic activation by delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in human brain: A study with positron emission tomography and 18F-2-Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose
We investigated the effects of acute i.v. administration of 2 mg of delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on regional brain glucose metabolism using 18F-2-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose and positron emissionExpand
Rethinking responsibility for patient injury: accelerated-compensation events, a malpractice and quality reform ripe for a test.
The conventional malpractice system has many problems, and complaints about law and lawyers are hardly new.' Today, however, tort law operates on a broad scale, has widespread economic impact throughExpand
Hardwired Behavior: What Neuroscience Reveals about Morality
Acknowledgements Preface 1. Neuroscience and morality 2. Morality and the mind 3. Beyond the mind zone 4. Morality and the brain 5. Bad without conscience 6. Biology of choice 7. Sex and the singleExpand
The neuroscience of "free will".
  • L. Tancredi
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Behavioral sciences & the law
  • 1 March 2007
Advances in neuroscience over the past 40 or more years are causing a re-visiting of an old debate: Does man possess free will over his actions, or do forces out of his control determine hisExpand
The Brain and Behavior: Limitations in the Legal Use of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
We will focus on functional magnetic imaging (fMRI), as many believe this technology has the most potential for advancing our understanding of how parts of the brain function. Expand