Neuropoznawcze modele przestępczości i ich zastosowanie w psychologii sądowej na przykładzie diagnostyki dewiacyjnych preferencji seksualnych

Krzysztof Kasparek,

Paweł Banaś D.


Neurocognitive Models of Crime and their Application in Forensic Psychology Based on Deviant Sexual Preferences Diagnosis

This article applies to applications of cognitive neuroscience in forensic psychology and sexology. Many studies show that anti-social people demonstrate deficits in the central area of ventrolateral prefrontal cortex (VMPF) and related to it executive functions (FZ). These people have difficulties with learning, discounting of rewards and use the rules. The somatic markers theory explains this in terms of disorders in the formation of association between stimulus and reward or punishment (function VMPF). Tests involving VMPF should therefore differentiate between control groups and those manifesting anti-social behavior. The theory is confirmed by numerous studies measuring the efficiency of the FZ in the population of sex offenders. Deficits in the FZ are used in the diagnosis of deviant sexual preferences


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