Brain damage = criminal behavior.docx

No matter which part of the brain is damaged it will

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also makes an individual a psychopath. No matter which part of the brain is damaged, it will have an effect on one’s brain. The video followed ABC reporter as he explored several questions: Are some people predisposed to violence? Is there a region of the human brain that can be linked to evil? What is it like inside the mind of a psychopath? The interviewer visited death-row inmate Lynn Sells and Joel Rifkin, the reporter, also visited with Chris Benoit's distraught father whom firmly believes that his son did what he did due to extensive brain damage that he suffered from the wrestling ring, also known as the Webster's disease that many pro football players suffer from. Lynn Sells, he showed no remorse, no empathy and no guilt when discussing his crimes. Joel Rifkin, another serial killer that understands what he had done, but the question of knowing why he did what did plagued him.
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Is Criminal Behavior caused by a Damage Brain? 4 Studies have found that a big population of criminals suffers from a traumatic brain injury. “About 2.5 million Americans suffer from a TBI each year, which is less than 1% of the population. However, the rate for incarcerated individuals is much higher. Juvenile offenders were found to be 3.38 times more likely to sustain a TBI than similarly matched control groups. Rates of TBI are estimated to be as high as 100% among incarcerated adults and juveniles who have received the death penalty” (Horn, 2016). Dr. James Fallon story was very captivating. He is a neuroscientist that could identify any murderous brain from a normal brain that was put in front of him. When he realized that he had murders for family members in the past generations, he tested his whole family including
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