While the country remained riveted by the trial and ultimate acquittal of Jian Ghomeshi, there was no shortage of news and cases in the criminal courts this month.
CBC's the Nature of Things will be airing a fascinating documentary tomorrow night, March 17 at 8 PM, about the intersection of neuroscience and criminal behaviour. (Check out the trailer here.) The show asks some important questions about how the human brain affects behaviour and how the criminal justice system deals with this information. Essentially it comes down to asking who is ultimately to blame for criminal behaviour, the individual or their brain?