James W. Prescott, Ph. D., American scientist.

Speciality Disciplines: Developmental Neuropsychology; Psychophysiology; Cross-Cultural Psychology; Health Psychology; Quantitative Methods.

1966-80 Health Scientist Administrator, Developmental Behavioral Biology Program, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

In this function, Dr. Prescott conducted important research on the origins of violence. He found out that somato-sensory deprivation, i.e. the failure of infant physical affection and the deprivation of sexual pleasure, leads to violence and other aggressive behavior.

A summary of Dr. Prescott's research and its cover-up can be found at http://www.violence.de

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