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In Conversation with Panelists from the INS Social Justice and Neuroethics Listening Session

By Kimberley Glover Image courtesy of Thrive Global In the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter protests, systemic racism and racial injustice remain at the forefront of the public consciousness. Amid a global reckoning on systemic injustice, what tangible actions can the neuroethics field take to address its internal inequities and advance social progress?  In October, the International Neuroethics Society (INS) hosted a Social Justice and Neuroethics Listening Session . This online session provided space for panelists and attendees to share their thoughts, perspectives, and experiences on issues related to social justice. I spoke with two of the panelists, Elba Serrano and Karen Herrera-Ferrá, about their thoughts on social justice, this current moment of reckoning, and the next steps forward for the neuroethics community.  Elba Serrano , PhD is Regents Professor of Biology at New Mexico State University, member of the NIH BRAIN MultiCouncil Working Group, the BRAIN Neuroethics Workin

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