Ronald Cárdenas Krenz, Neuroscience and Law

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  Abstract: This article is about the connection between neuroscience and the effects on legal rules. There are several brain studies that question the existence of free will. Free will is the basis of legal doctrine. This article attempts to determine whether or not free will exists, and to review the possibilities offered by neuroscience, with new means to seek the truth, marketing development, determination of capacity and other issues, by reviewing the benefits and risks. Finally, it addresses the need to ensure the respect of human rights with these new neuroscientific

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Ronald Cárdenas Krenz - Corresponding Member of the PAL - Lima, Perú