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Alumni Hall, 7th Floor Auditorium, 4227 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

(Parking is available at Soldiers and Sailors Garage at 4101 Fifth Avenue)


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*Category 2 CME credits may be requested the day of the event. A certificate of attendance will be provided upon event completion via email for CME credit self-reporting.


10:00 - 10:15 AM

The Neurobiological Roots of Aggression

David J. Anderson, PhD

California Institute of Technology

10:15 - 11:00 AM

Antisocial Behavior: How can neuroscience and genetic research improve our understanding

of environmental risk?

Essi Viding, PhD

University College London

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM


12:00 - 1:15 PM

The Usual Suspects Magnetized: Insights from

forensic MRI studies

Kent Kiehl, PhD

University of New Mexico

Mind Research Network

1:15 - 2:00 PM

The Anatomy of Violence: Implications for prediction, prevention, and punishment

Adrian Raine, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

2:15 - 3:00 PM


3:00 - 3:30 PM

Panel Discussion:

Did their brains make them do it? A discussion about a neurobiological basis for violence.

Guest speakers will be joined by University of Pittsburgh experts

Lia Ahonen, PhD; Beatriz Luna, PhD; Edward Mulvey, PhD; Daniel Shaw, PhD

3:30 - 5:00 PM

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