It sounds miraculous. Using the scent of lavender or lemon and serving hot drinks to parties can help them solve problems more creatively and act more reasonably. Some legal commentators claim the integration of mediation and neuroscience will revolutionise the process of settling cases. But is this touting of neuroscience research just the latest fad in the field, the phrenology of the 21st century? What does it add to practice of mediation? Read Full Article HERE 

Jean Di Marino was qualified as a solicitor in Queensland in 1993. After 20 years in journalism, she’s returning to the law and studying for a Juris Doctor to refresh her legal knowledge.