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Brain lesion theory generally refers to the theory that brain tumors and seizures are associated with aggressive and/or violent behavior.[1]

The theory states that people with damage or lesions to the ventromedial pre-frontal cortex are more inclined to display sociopathic behavior.

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  1. Men Who Abuse Their Spouses: Social and Psychological Supports, J.R. Davidovich, 1990 ISBN 0866569820
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