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With the recent improvements and advances in technology andneuroscience brain scans have been mentioned in many cases in theUnited States and their uses are increased over time From 2005 to 2009the use of behavioral genetics and neurological scans are doubled from100 cases to 200 cases Although some brain morphology function andstructure are different and variable among people with psychologicaldisorders such schizophrenia and psychopaths but these differencescannot explain the complex behavior of an individual Cheng 2011Brain scans offer probabilistic information and they can only providecorrelation between brain morphology and behavioral outcome while theydo not provide any causation between the brain structure and thecommitted crime Variable scanning procedure and methods are availablesuch as Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI Computerized Tomography CTand Positive Emission Tomography PET Although these scans are able toprovide evidence to the court but due to their limitations their use asan evidence should be only limited to physical examination of a victimie proof of trauma baby shaking syndrome etc rather than a proofof predisposition of an individual to commit a crime Magnetic resonance imaging MRI is used for structural brain imagingand is a noninvasive procedure This procedure uses a relatively strongmagnetic field to acquire brain images and scans Baskin et al 2007p 248 MRI is used for consistent measurement of brain injuryMettingr Rodiger De Keyser van der Naalt 2007 In addition MRimaging is used to identify and diagnose physiological abnormalities Itis also believed that MRI is beneficial procedure with permissible formof evidence for identification and investigation of traumatized brainHarris 1991 It is important to note that this procedure has severallimitations MRI scans are not capable to identify and predict genderand age of the subject Baskin et al 2007 MRI does not haveconsistent accuracy among different clinical sites and also the analysisof the results are heavily affected and influenced by subjective elementof the examiner which may mislead the court by inaccurate informationEwers and colleagues 2006 Computerized Tomography CT is a structural scanning method which isused in
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