Neuroethics and Neuroscience in the News: Spring 2016
- Feb 20: Helen Mayberg facilitates a discussion on "Happiness is a Warm Electrode": Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression: Implications for personhood, autonomy, and stigma around mental illness.
- March 16: Larry Young facilitates a discussion on “Could a ‘love hormone’ rebond our troubled world?”: The hope and hype of oxytocin from moral enhancement to treating autism.
- April 20: Marise Parent facilitates a discussion on "Sweets help you stay in shape": Memory, obesity, and free will.
ConferencesOct 9-10, 2015: Controversial Labels and Clinical Uncertainties Consensus Conference: psychogenic disorders, conversion disorder, and functional symptoms". Inaugural conference of the Mark and Barbara Klein Mind-Body Conference Series at Emory.
SymposiaStay tuned for Zombies and Zombethics! 2016
Oct 30, 2015: Zombies and Zombethics! Really Most Sincerely Dead, Zombies, Vampires adn Ghosts, Oh My! www.zombethics.com (Registration now closed)
- Sept 15: Dr. Eric Schumacher, Director of the CoNTRol Lab on Attention, Memory, and Cognitive Control will facilitate a discussion on Why DARPA is paying people to watch Alfred Hitchcock
- Nov 17: Dr. Jordan Amadio, neurosurgeon and co-Founder of Neurolaunch will facilitate a discussion on Head Transplants: Making Science (Fiction)?
- Dec 15: Dec 15: Dr. Claire Coles, researcher in the Department of Psychiatry at Emory will facilitate a discussion on Poverty and the Brain: Crack Baby Myths Revisited?
- Jan 29*: Julia Marshall and Scott Lilienfeld facilitate a discussion on "Does neural 'evidence' unduly prejudice jurors' decision-making?"
- Feb 20: Jennifer Mascaro facilitates a discussion on her article, "Testicular volume is inversely correlated with nurturing ‐ related brain activity in human fathers"
- March 18: John Banja and Ryan Purcell facilitate a discussion on cognitive enhancement, "Enhancing motivation, performance, or both?"
- April 22: Constance Shreckengost facilitates a discussion on sugar and the brain and this article "Sugar doesn’t just make you fat—it can also trigger depression, anxiety and stress"
Neuroethics Book Club
Oct 20 2014: Heidi Ravven will speak about her book. The Self Beyond Itself
Neuroethics Scholars Program: Application period is now closed.
The Neuroethics Program of the Emory Center for Ethics is proud to offer competitive Neuroethics Scholars Program Fellowships. The program is open to Emory graduate students in any discipline who want to develop their interests at the intersection of neuroscience and ethics. Applications for our next Neuroethics Scholars Program Fellowship will open in Fall 2012. Information from the past application period can be found here.