Neuroscience & Society
Getting People Talking: Promoting Public Engagement with Neuroethics
An interview with Civic Science Fellow Claire Weichselbaum on developing new approaches for public engagement around the ethical and societal impacts of neuroscience.
Building Trust, Breaking Down Barriers to Co-Creating the Future of Neuroscience
At a panel during the 2023 AAAS annual meeting, researchers presented several successful pilot projects that offer models for drawing non-scientists into the conversation about how science is created, applied, and given priority.
Inside the Brain: Knowable Series Launch
Supported by the Dana Foundation, Knowable Magazine and Annual Reviews will present a series of free online events exploring how the latest brain research can help us thrive across the lifespan.
Misinformation Epidemic Raises Stakes for Solutions
Can cognitive-training tools equip people to resist fake news? Are top-down measures necessary? Neuroscientists help sort out what could work.
Can Social Prescriptions Improve Cognitive and Mental Health?
Survey Finds Brain Health is a Top Priority for Americans
An executive overview of the recent Dana Foundation / Research!America survey of American’s views on the brain and brain health.
Tessa Hirschfeld-Stoler Receives 2022 SfN Science Educator Award
Interview with Tessa Hirschfeld-Stoler, Ph.D., on the rewards of sharing hands-on science with students of all ages.
Randy Blakely Receives 2022 SfN Science Educator Award
We chat with Randy Blakey, Ph.D., on the satisfactions of mentoring and outreach, paying it forward, and more.
Dana Foundation Awards 11 Planning Grants for Dana Centers for Neuroscience & Society
Inviting Multi-Disciplinary Voices to the Neurotechnology Conversation
Three years after a social issues roundtable about the ethical and societal issues raised by neural-digital interfaces, one research team shares what they’ve learned.
Dana Foundation’s New Focus: Neuroscience & Society
What is Neuroethics?
The more we learn about how to change our brains and those of others, the more we need to think about what those changes mean to us, to our communities, and to our world.
International Neuroethics Society
INS is a group of scholars, scientists, clinicians and other professionals who share an interest in the social, legal, ethical and policy implications of advances in neuroscience.
The Human Brain Project
Ethics and Society
Ethics and Society is part of the Human Brain Project’s research core.
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion
The Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) facilitates communication between scientific and religious communities.
Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
Center for Ethics
Informing responsible applications of neuroscience in research, the clinic, and society as well as engages and activates their community in neuroethics discourse.
Johns Hopkins University
Bioethics in scholarship, education, training, and service. Sends weekly “Neuroethics in the News” email.
The MacArthur Foundation
The Research Network on Law and Neuroscience addresses a focused set of closely-related problems at the intersection of neuroscience and criminal justice.
University of Pennsylvania
Center for Neuroscience & Society
Faculty and students whose work addresses the ethical, legal and social implications of neuroscience.
University of British Columbia
Interdisciplinary research group dedicated to tackling the ethical, legal, policy and social implications of frontier technological developments in the neurosciences
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE)
Research, education, and outreach on ethical issues in medicine and healthcare
University of Washington
Neuroscience for Kids
Q&A format explains basic ethical questions in the sciences.
How Psychotherapy Affects the Brain
Psychotherapy, also known as “talk therapy,” can help people identify and change harmful thinking and behaviors, and it can produce changes in the brain. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.
The Ten Percent Brain Myth
We use 100% of our brains, and they’re active even when we’re asleep. Learn more about how scientists know this and why this myth persists.
How Hearing Works
What do you hear? How do you hear? A complex process turns sounds around us into signals that the brain interprets.
Left Brain vs. Right Brain
There’s a common myth that people’s personalities are tied to a dominant side of their brain. But the truth is not that simple.
How Stress Affects the Brain
Stress is a normal part of life, but when it becomes long-term or overwhelming, it can be harmful. Learn what happens in your brain when you’re stressed, how stress can negatively affect your body, and what practices you can ad