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For further viewing, here are additional available videos:

Owen D. Jones - Interviewed by Alan Alda, on Law and Neuroscience

Free webinar: A Student's Guide to Law and Neuroscience

Gideon Yaffe on Criminal Responsibility & Neuroscience (Yale Dean's Lecture)

Anthony Wagner on Remembering and the Brain: Can Brain Scans Detect Memories?

Laurence Steinberg, "Should the Science of Adolescent Brain Development Inform Public Policy?"

Owen Jones on The value of studying the intersection of law and neuroscience

Arizona State University: Adolescent Brains and Juvenile Justice

The Second Raymond & Beverly Sackler U.S.A.-U.K. Scientific Forum: Neuroscience & the Law

Society for Neuroscience (Kaavli Foundation)

University of Pennsylvania Center for Neuroscience & Society: Neuroethics Open Educational Resource

Read Montague: What we're learning from 5,000 brains (TED Talk)

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain (TED Talk)

The Truth About Lies: Neuroscience, Law, and Ethics of Lie Detection Technologies Symposium

My Brain Made Me Do It, Future Tense

Steve Pinker and Josh Buckholtz discuss the neuroscience of violence on PBS special “After Newtown”

Criminal Minds: Born or Made? -- NOVA on PBS

World Science Festival: Brains on Trial

Neuroscience Methods Update: Brain Imaging, Geoffrey Aguirre, MD, PhD

Symposium: Imagining the Future of Law and Neuroscience
Panel 1:
Professor Paul Davies "Cultural Evolution, Norm Psychology, and Punishment,"  Professor Owen Jones speculates what developments we might see in the way courts and the legal system use neuroscientific research and evidence to inform their work. Professor Emily Murphy "Collective Cognitive Capital." 

  • Professor Paul Davies: 10:51
  • Professor Owen Jones: 52:50
  • Professor Emily Murphy: 1:33:35

Panel 2:
Professor Peter Alces and Robert Sapolsky "Nohwere,"
Professor Debbie Denno presents research on the decline of the insanity defense in criminal law and what this means for the use of neurological evidence in criminal cases in the future.
Professor Kent Kiehl presents research on the use of brain imaging to predict future criminal behavior and whether and how that information should be used in the criminal justice system.

  • Professors Peter Alces and Robert Sapolsky: 4:03
  • Professor Debbie Denno: 44:50
  • Professor Kent Kiehl: 1:21:04

Panel 3:
Professor Elizabeth Shaw presents research arguing that criminal sentencing and prison conditions fail to achieve the deterrent and rehabilitative goals the criminal justice system espouses and are in need of large scale reform.
Professor Farah Focquaert  "The Future of Criminal Law and Punishment,"
Professor Bruce Waller "Cultural Context, Neuroscience, and Criminal Justice."

  • Professor Elizabeth Shaw: 3:00
  • Professor Farah Focquaert: 36:42
  • Professor Bruce Waller: 1:19:23

Panel 4:
Professor David Faigman presents research arguing that different burdens of proof should be required when assessing developmental maturity of criminal defendants at different ages, in part to ensure that young criminal defendants are not punished as harshly as a fully mentally developed adult might be if such punishment is not appropriate in light of that particular defendant's mental development.
Dr. John Callender presents research on brain disorders and criminal behavior, demonstrating that neuroscientific forces outside of a criminal defendant's control are often at play in the decision-making process that led to the criminal behavior.
Professor Burkhard Schafer presents research exploring the possibilities of using video recording devices to store memories for people whose memories are impaired and corresponding questions of digital privacy rights.

  • Professor David Faigman: 2:36
  • Dr. John Callender: 42:43
  • Professor Burkhard Schafer: 1:15:33