Brain abnormalities in murderers indicated by positron emission tomography

@article{Raine1997BrainAI,
  title={Brain abnormalities in murderers indicated by positron emission tomography},
  author={Adrian Raine and Monte S. Buchsbaum and Lori Lacasse},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={42},
  pages={495-508}
}
Murderers pleading not guilty by reason of insanity (NGRI) are thought to have brain dysfunction, but there have been no previous studies reporting direct measures of both cortical and subcortical brain functioning in this specific group. Positron emission tomography brain imaging using a continuous performance challenge task was conducted on 41 murderers pleading not guilty by reason of insanity and 41 age- and sex-matched controls. Murderers were characterized by reduced glucose metabolism in… CONTINUE READING
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