Video and Multimedia

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Video 1: Exploring the Mind of a Killer
Description: Neuroscientist Jim Fallon talks about brain scans and genetic analysis that may uncover the rotten wiring in the nature (and nurture) of murderers.

Video 2: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime
Description: Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect, and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.

Audio 1: 'In My Father's House' Explores How Crime Spreads Through Generations
Description: A new view of how crime runs in the family.

Audio 2: How a Teenager's Actions Changed Punishments for Violent Juvenile Offenders
Description: Forty years ago this month, a 15-year-old boy in New York went on a crime spree that shocked the city and helped change the nature of sentencing minors in America.

Web 1: Teen Brain: Behavior, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
Description: Discusses how the brain development process works, which again helps us to challenge juveniles ability to think rationally.

Web 2: Children Follow Convicted Parents Into Crime
Description: This link helps people begin to question whether or not children really do learn crime from parents.