Neuroscience

Justification for torture is scientifically bogus, according to Irish neuroscientist

The justification for torture in Northern Ireland, Iraq, Algeria and many other places has always been that, while distasteful, it produces results that save innocent lives.

This premise is scientifically bogus, according to TCD neuroscientist Professor Shane O’Mara. The neuroscientist details exactly why in his new book ‘Why Torture Doesn’t Work‘ (Harvard University Press)

Torture Doesn't Work

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