Basic science on the nature of memory and brain reward mechanisms provide for important clues on how to design the perfect mindwipe procedure for our nation's criminals. Soon, we'll be able to change them all into the people we'd have them be and they'll like it!
These guys will be invited to join my administration after the revolution.
Treatment to block memory-related drug cravings
[...] a study led by John F. Marshall, a researcher in UCI's Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, shows that memory for places associated with cocaine use can be strikingly altered by inactivating a specific protein called ERK (extracellular signal-regulated kinase) in the brains of animals. [...]