The Anatomy of Violence

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The Anatomy of Violence

Postby Urban Fisherman » Sun May 12, 2013 6:42 am | #1

Interesting article on the biology of violence:

http://m.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/may/12/how-to-spot-a-murderers-brain

I find it strange that there's been so much resistance to these ideas, it's long been known that damage to the prefrontal cortex can make people more violent; and one of the first results to show how genes and environment interact was that individuals with high levels of monoamine oxidase A were more likely to be violent if abused as children.
"We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than that only freedom can make security secure." Karl Popper
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