Neurophilosophy

Archives for November, 2010

Neurocriminology in prohibition-era New York

NEW York City in the 1920s and ’30s was a hotbed of criminal activity. Prohibition laws banning the production, sale and distribution of alcohol had been introduced, but instead of reducing crime, they had the opposite effect. Gangsters organized themselves and seized control of the alcohol distribution racket, smuggling first cheap rum from the Caribbean,…

My Guardian column and other news

THANKS to those of you who’ve been in touch asking why I haven’t been blogging lately. Rest assured that I’m still very much alive and kicking – I put the blog on ice temporarily to work on several other projects, and will start updating it regularly in the near future. I’ve written something special to…