Tag Archives: mental state

The Daily Digest, 6/2/2011

The frontal lobe region of the brain has been implicated in executive functioning, planning, and premeditation. Individuals with neurological deficits, particularly in executive functioning, are more likely to act impulsively, without premeditation, and without anticipation of the consequences of their … Continue reading

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The Daily Digest – 2/7/11

Brain Damage and Automobile Accidents: Daubert hearing Amadio v. Glenn, 2011 WL 336721 (E.D.Pa. 2011) Becoming increasingly more prevalent is the introduction of neurological evidence to substantiate what I call “invisible injuries.” These are injuries which previously were difficult to … Continue reading

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The Daily Digest – 2/1/11

Welcome! For the past few years, I have been keeping track of the cases in which behavioral genetics or neuroscience have been discussed in legal opinions. Given the growing interest in the area, starting this month, I will post a … Continue reading

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