Daniel Reisel:
The neuroscience of restorative justice

TED2013 · 14:35 · Filmed Feb 2013

Daniel Reisel studies the brains of criminal psychopaths (and mice). And he asks a big question: Instead of warehousing these criminals, shouldn't we be using what we know about the brain to help them rehabilitate? Put another way: If the brain can grow new neural pathways after an injury ... could we help the brain re-grow morality?

Daniel Reisel searches for the psychological and physical roots of human morality. Full bio