by Chelsea Ott
Dana Foundation Blog | August 27, 2014
Chelsea Ott, International Neuroethics Society Communications Manager, gives us the rundown on what to expect at this year’s International Neuroethics Society annual meeting in November in DC.
by Moheb Costandi
The Dana Foundation | July 14, 2014
How much should we enhance our brains, how far should we go to treat risky pre-term pregnancies, and when can we morally do research on people having surgery for something else were among the topics at the William Safire Seminar on Neuroethics.
The Dana Foundation | July 7, 2014
Press conference on the neuroethics of "Recording and Manipulating the Brain: How Far Can We Go? How Far Should We Go?" at the 9th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Milan, Italy, July 7, 2014.
by Terry Devitt
University of Wisconsin-Madison News | June 10, 2014
Last week, the Neuroscience and Public Policy Program at UW-Madison co-hosted an AAAS and the Dana Foundation sponsored seminar on neuroscience for judges from around the country.
by Virginia Hughes
National Geographic | June 4, 2014
As genetic evidence becomes more common in criminal and civil cases, education about what genes can and cannot tell us should be improved.
by Molly Crockett
The Guardian | June 3, 2014
The complexities of ethics and the brain make it difficult for scientists to develop a pill to enhance human morals.
by Mo Costandi
Neurophilosophy Blog | May 30, 2014
A newly published report from MIT reports “that magnetic pulses which disrupt activity in a specific region of the brain’s right hemisphere can interfere with the ability to make certain types of moral judgements.”
by Nicky Penttila
Dana Foundation Blog | May 29, 2014
Inspired by the BRAIN Initiative's first report, which tackles neuroethics, we went to the Dana archives to look at progress made in the field.
by Alan Schwarz
The New York Times | May 16, 2014
The practice draws concern, in part, because there has been little study on the use of A.D.H.D. drugs for children under 3.
by Misti Ault Anderson
The blog of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues | May 14, 2014
“[T]he Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues released its report, Gray Matters: Integrative Approaches for Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society (Gray Matters, Vol. 1), the first of two reports it will produce in response to President Obama’s charge to consider the ethical issues associated with neuroscience research and the application and implications of neuroscience research findings.”
by Greg Miller
Wired | May 5, 2014
Regular people are literally buying into the promise of brain stimulation to improve mood, memory, and focus (among other things), by buying and building stimulation devices. While some people report positive outcomes from this type of brain stimulation, many scientists warn that the research is still in its infancy.
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International Neuroethics Society | May 5, 2014
The International Neuroethics Society is pleased to announce a call for submissions for a new student prize in neuroethics. All current postsecondary students in any discipline (undergraduate, graduate, or professional) are eligible and invited to submit a single-author essay on any topic in neuroethics (e.g. ethical, legal, policy, and social implications of neuroscience) by May 20. The top two winners will receive a one-year student membership to INS, a travel stipend to attend the annual meeting, and opportunities to be published.