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Parsing the Behavioral and Brain Mechanisms of Third-Party Punishment
(The Journal of Neuroscience, 2016)
The evolved capacity for third-party punishment is considered crucial to the emergence and maintenance of elaborate human social organization and is central to the modern provision of fairness and justice within society. ...
Decoding Guilty Minds: How Jurors Attribute Knowledge and Guilt
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2018)
A central tenet of Anglo-American penal law is that in order for an actor to be found criminally liable, a proscribed act must be accompanied by a guilty mind. While it is easy to understand the importance of this principle ...
Predicting the Knowledge--Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017-03-21)
Criminal convictions require proof that a prohibited act was performed in a statutorily specified mental state. Different legal consequences, including greater punishments, are mandated for those who act in a state of ...