Neurophysiological and Psychological Aspects of Criminal Behavior

This paper examines the neurophysiological and psychological roles in criminal behavior: Brain’s influence under normal & abnormal conditions, Research, psychosurgery and drugs.

The purpose of the following research is to examine the neurophysiological and psychological roles in criminal behavior. Emphasis will be placed on explaining how various structures of the brain influence behavior under normal and abnormal conditions.

The organization of the research is as follows. First, a general background of the human nervous system and organs of the brain is presented. This will acquaint the reader with certain physiological aspects which are partly responsible for human behavior. Next, various theories and experimental findings are discussed and analyzed with regard to their pragmatic value and/or controversial nature. Finally, there are a few summarizing remarks made on brain and behavioral research.

The nervous system of the human body can be divided into two …