New WODC-research - Neuroscientific applications in the juvenile criminal justice system

New WODC-research - Neuroscientific applications in the juvenile criminal justice system

This study aims to provide an update on the current application of neuroscientific research in the juvenile criminal justice system and comprises three areas of interest: measurement

instruments, prevention and intervention.

In order to obtain a perspective on how neuroscience can be used in these three areas, the following research questions were formulated. In what way could neuroscience be applicable:

  1. …to the use of measurement instruments in the juvenile criminal justice system?
  2. …to the prevention of antisocial behavior in juveniles?
  3. …to the intervention of antisocial behavior in juveniles?

Read the executive summary of the report.