Breakdown in the brain network subserving moral judgment in criminal psychopathy.

@article{Pujol2012BreakdownIT,
  title={Breakdown in the brain network subserving moral judgment in criminal psychopathy.},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Pujol and Iolanda Batalla and Oren Contreras-Rodriguez and Ben J. Harrison and Vanessa Pera and Rosa Hern{\'a}ndez-Ribas and E. Perez Del Real and Laura Bosa and Carles Soriano-Mas and Joan Deus and Marina L{\'o}pez-Sol{\`a} and Josep Pifarr{\'e} and Jos{\'e} M. Mench{\'o}n and Narc{\'i}s Cardoner},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 8},
  pages={
          917-23
        }
}
Neuroimaging research has demonstrated the involvement of a well-defined brain network in the mediation of moral judgment in normal population, and has suggested the inappropriate network use in criminal psychopathy. We used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to prove that alterations in the brain network subserving moral judgment in criminal psychopaths are not limited to the inadequate network use during moral judgment, but that a primary network breakdown would exist with… CONTINUE READING

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