On Aggressive Behavior and Brain Disease — Some Questions and Possible Relationships Derived from the Study of Men and Monkeys

  • Allan F. Mirsky
  • Nancy Harman
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 12)


This paper addresses the issue of the relationship between violent or aggressive behavior and disease of the brain, and in particular focuses on the question of the relationship between epilepsy and pathological aggressive behavior. I should say at the outset that there are relatively few things that can be said with certainty in this area; for the most part there are a great many unanswered questions, but they are in large measure researchable. Hopefully we can spell out some of the dimensions of parameters of that research.


Aggressive Behavior Temporal Lobe Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Brain Disease Violent Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Allan F. Mirsky
    • 1
  • Nancy Harman
    • 1
  1. 1.Boston UniversityBostonUSA

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