Suppose that abnormalities in an association area of the brain were linked through research to serious criminal behavior. Would you be in favor of mandatory testing of individuals and surgery to repair or remove those abnormalities? Why or why not?
Many cultures have “rites of passage” that officially recognize young people as adults. Do you think such rites can be beneficial? Does the United States have any such rites? Would setting up an official designation that one has achieved “adult” status have benefits? Answer all parts of the question.