Prof. Moriarty discusses neuroscience in the courtroom
In an article about the PBS series Brains on Trial, Professor Jane Campbell Moriarty discussed with the Pittsburgh Tribune Review a federal appeals court ruling that brain imaging technology was not reliable enough to be admitted for purposes of lie detection. Moriarty has taught courses and written extensively about neuroscience and the law.
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