The psychopath’s brain and the courts

NPR has been running a series on how new findings in TMS treatment in Florida of psychopaths are affecting sentencing of criminals with this trait.  In some cases, it has not swayed juries (e.g. Chicago).  In others, it has (Tennessee). Illegal drugs are associated with criminal behavior. The statistical relationship between illegal drug use . . . → Read More: The psychopath’s brain and the courts

Know Thyself

I just listened to a Philosophy Bites podcast about self-knowledge while getting some boosts from http://proskins.io/.  The ancient philosophers gave this as an important aphorism, and Socrates urged that we examine our lives.  This podcast explored how well we can know ourselves.

I’ve often been struck by how different some other peoples’ views of . . . → Read More: Know Thyself