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05/2019

Should criminal offenders be given choices in punishment? Guest post on Autonomy in Sentencing by Dr. Aharoni on PEA Soup philosophy blog.

04/2019

 

In a new blog on The Conversation, Ph.D. candidate Corey Allen and Dr. Eyal Aharoni, discuss the findings and implications of their recently published study examining the effect of neurobiological evidence on sentencing recommendations. 

02/2019

 

Read Science Trends press release of a recent publication by the CCC Lab regarding the effects of neurobiological information on sentencing decisions. 

 

02/2019

 

Check out Georgia Public Radio's coverage of our recent publication Justice at any cost? 

01/2019

 

“If we want to improve the criminal justice system... we need to better understand the punishment attitudes of ordinary citizens because our policies should reflect society’s values. "

 

GSU highlights the findings and implications of our most recent publication Justice at any cost? The impact of cost-benefit salience on criminal punishment judgments  

11/2018

The CCC lab wins Best Student Poster at the annual Society for Judgement and Decision Making conference in New Orleans, titled: Justice at all costs? Transparency about the costs of incarceration decreases lay sentencing recommendations.  

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Accepting Applications

 

The Cooperation, Conflict, and Cognition lab is now accepting applications for masters, ph.d., and post-doctoral research positions in psychology and cognitive neuroscience, with foci on forensic and legal decision making at Georgia State University. For more information, inquire here.

 

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10/2018

 

Find the newest publication of the CCC Lab in Behavioral Sciences and the Law. This publication concerns cost-benefit salience and its impact on punishment recommendations.  

08/2018

 

The CCC lab has been awarded a research grant by the National Science Foundation to investigate how brain function contributes to risk of violent and antisocial behavior in former inmates. The goal of this study is to improve the ability to identify and treat high risk individuals based on their unique risk needs. 

03/18

Philadelphia prosecutors must now disclose the estimated costs of incarceration.

09/2017

Watch Dr. Aharoni's TEDxABQ presentation regarding the proper use of neuro-prediction in decisions to punish, release, and rehabilitate criminal offenders on the basis of scientific evidence about their individual risk.

11/2017

The Cooperation, Conflict, and Cognition Lab wins Elsevier Poster Prize at the Annual Meeting of the International Neuroethics Society for presenting their research on the effects of framing on criminal punishment and involuntary commitment. 

05/2017

Outreach Smartphone Monitoring (OSM) named in Harvard's Top 25 innovative programs in American government. OSM elicits target behavior among individuals under community supervision by gamifying the reentry process.

04/2015

 

Should Our Brains Count as Courtroom Evidence? Vice Magazine describes the state of neuroprediction research and it's implications for the criminal justice system.

03/2015

 

Presidential Commission on Bioethical Issues publishes Gray Matters volume on NeuroLaw, it's scientific developments, limitations, and policy implications.

09/2014

 

MacArthur Foundation's network on law and neuroscience cites neuroprediction research by Aharoni et al. in invited commentary to the President's Commission for the study of bioethical issues.

04/2014

 

Social Neuroscience journal publishes research article on Predictive Accuracy in the Neuroprediction of Rearrest by Aharoni, E., Mallett, J., Vincent, G. M., Harenski, C. L., Calhoun, V. D., Sinnott-Armstrong, W., Gazzaniga, M. S., & Kiehl, K. A. (2014).

04/2014

 

Journal of Science & Law (JSciLaw) is an interdisciplinary publication that provides a forum for scholarship at the intersection of scientific research and legal policy. JSciLaw aims to unite disciplines and to encourage collaboration between scientific researchers, legal scholars, and policymakers. Reflecting its interdisciplinary nature, the JSciLaw editorial board includes scholars from the fields of neuroscience, law, criminology, statistics, and policy. (See Editorial Board.)