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Published on Aug 18, 2011
Vanderbilt professor Owen Jones, who is one of the nation's few professors of both law and biology, is leading the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience. This team of researchers, from prominent universities around the county, is examining multiple effects of modern neuroscience on criminal law and trying to make neuroscience accessible and beneficial to America's courtrooms.
In this video Owen Jones explains the value of studying the intersection of law and neuroscience and the importance of combining these two areas of study.