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Expert reaction to study looking at antisocial behaviour and brain structure

1 month ago   |   By Science Media Centre

A study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, reports that life-course-persistent antisocial behaviour may be associated with differences in brain structure.
This roundup accompanies an SMC Briefing .
Prof Huw Williams, Associate Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Exeter, said:
“This is a valuable and insightful contribution to the debate on what drives crime. It is well known that crime tends to spike in the teenage years. And many grow out of delinquent styles of behaviour. There is, clearly, a strong theme that the brain systems for controlling mood and behaviour is...
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