N&PP Seminar by Dr. Jennifer Chandler

Dr. Jennifer Chandler Neuroscience and ‘Creeping Inculpation’:  Tracing and the Responsibility to Maintain Capacity Description: Will neuroscience cause us to regard behaviour and mental states as determined, and people as lacking in moral responsibility?  There are …

N&PP Seminar by Dr. Rafael Yuste

Dr. Rafael Yuste, Columbia University Title: The NeuroRights: Five ethical priorities for neurotechnologies and AI Description: The development of novel neurotechnologies and artificial intelligence will have profound consequences on society. To ensure that these technologies …

N&PP Seminar by Josh Cruz

Josh Cruz, Neuroscience and Public Policy Graduate Student Topic: Poverty, Pregnancy, and Public Assistance Programs: A Neuroscience & Public Policy Perspective Description: I will briefly review the history of income inequality and intergenerational poverty in …

N&PP Seminar by Dr. Russ Poldrack

Dr. Russ Poldrack, Stanford University Topic: “How and what can we predict using neuroimaging?” Description: There is currently substantial excitement regarding the utility of neuroimaging (particularly fMRI) for decoding of mental states and prediction of …

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Paul Bach-Y-Rita Memorial Lecturer Jason Karlawish, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Neurology; Director, Penn Neurodegerative Disease Ethics and Policy Program, University of Pennsylvania Topic: The Alzheimer’s Crisis: How we made it and what we can …

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Paul Bach-Y-Rita Memorial Lecturer Martyn Pickersgill, Wellcome Trust Reader in Social Studies of Biomedicine, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences & Informatics Edinburgh Medical School, University of Edinburgh Topic: Neuroscience and the Governance of Family …

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Paul Bach-Y-Rita Memorial Lecturer Eric Racine, Director, Neuroethics Research Unit, IRCM Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University Affiliate Member, Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University Assistant Research Professor, Department of Medicine, University of …

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Andrew Merluzzi, Neuroscience and Public Policy Program Graduate Student Topic: Emerging Issues in Neuroethics: Risks, Unknowns, and the Need for Public Engagement Description: With the advent of novel scientific and technological advances, ethical concerns in …

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Paul Bach-Y-Rita Memorial Lecturer Dr. John D.E. Gabrieli, Grover Hermann Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute …