09/16/2013 01:00 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Can Brain Scans Predict Criminal Behavior? From Alan Alda (VIDEO)

Is it possible to predict criminal behavior? When Alan Alda joined me on Mondays With Marlo, he told me about a new brain scan that is being used to identify a particular pattern that is usually present in a psychopath's brain. Everyone who talks about this new research is very cautious about it, but it could be used to effectively predict criminal behavior in the future.

Watch Alan's new PBS broadcast, "Brains on Trial" for a fascinating look at neuroscience in the courtroom.

See below for more on Alan's work in science and his legendary career:

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