Does Brain-Based Lie Detection Belong in American Courtrooms?

A Neuroethics Seminar Series Event

As neuroimaging and other technologies advance, will traditionally-excluded tests of veracity (or lack thereof) find a place in American courtrooms?

What is the state of our neuroscience and understanding of brain-based lie detection techniques? 

Are these advances ready for "prime time", or should we proceed with caution? What are the implications of existing research for the legal system and our moral assumptions about lying?

Watch this video, the second in our 2014-2015 Neuroethics Seminar series.