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CANDiLab

Students viewing brain images in the CANDiLabMany people make bad decisions that bring them in contact with the criminal justice system. The Clinical Affective Neuroscience Laboratory for Discovery and Innovation (CANdiLab) at Ontario Tech University uses cutting-edge psychological and neuroscience methods to better understand what factors cause people to commit criminal, often violent, acts (e.g. antisocial personalities, psychopathy, substance abuse). Students in CANdiLab learn how to diagnose psychopathy, how to administer and analyze MRI brain scans, and how to use these and other methods to better understand the cognitive and emotional factors that lead people to commit criminal acts. For more information on our lab, and on our research, visit the CANDiLab website.