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The Criminal Mind: Born or Made?

In this segment from the October 18th episode of the new PBS series NOVA ScienceNOW, CLBB faculty member Joshua Buckholtz discusses the so-called “warrior gene” with host David Pogue.

The Criminal Mind: Born or Made– – How might genes, brain structure, and environment conspire to make one person a criminal and another a rule-abiding citizen? We meet scientists working to uncover the biology of aggression–and explore the brain circuitry that could play a key role in the creation of a violent mind.

Watch Can Science Stop Crime? on PBS. See more from NOVA scienceNOW.