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Here's why crime can be addictive

Two out of three criminals end up back in prison within three years of being released. Scientists are learning more and more about the brain's craving for rewards and how it can go wrong for repeat offenders. Organizations like the Biosocial Criminology Association and the Avielle Foundation are pushing for more funding to prevent and treat criminal behavior.

Here's why crime can be addictive

Two out of three criminals end up back in prison within three years of being released. Scientists are learning more and more about the brain's craving for rewards and how it can go wrong for repeat offenders. Organizations like the Biosocial Criminology Association and the Avielle Foundation are pushing for more funding to prevent and treat criminal behavior.