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Can morality and empathy be learnt? Is there a way back from crime? How are those who fall short of the social contract supposed to rehabilitate themselves? Is the approach of restorative justice able to rewire the brain sufficiently to prevent future crime?

These questions stand at the heart of the renewed scientific focus on these age-old problems. Whilst the questions are ancient, the answers now come from new branches of science like cognitive neuroscience and epigenetics, as well as psychology and sociolog