International Neuroethics Society
Not Our Problem? The Neuroethical Implications of Youth DetainmentInternational Neuroethics Society Essay Winner, 2018
While the research does not establish a clear causal relationship between periods of detention and neurological disorders, there is an important ethical consideration in assessing what detention means.
Does DBS Cause Changes in Personality?Report from International Neuroethics Society annual meeting
Deep brain stimulation sends electrical impulses to targeted parts of the brain and is used as a treatment for motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease; but are patients trading part of their sense of self in exchange for improved mobility?
The Neuroethics of AdvertisingReport from International Neuroethics Society annual meeting
Neuroscientists employed by the marketplace and academia spoke about neuromarketing, or consumer neuroscience, as it stands, how it may evolve, and the ethical implications that need to be considered alongside this emerging field.
Ethical Consumer NeurotechnologiesReport from International Neuroethics Society annual meeting
As neurotechnologies continue to evolve and researchers are able to unlock more information about peoples' brains and behavior, Rising Star Plenary Lecturer Karola Kreitmair addressed her fellow panelists' ethical concerns.
Environmental Factors Impacting the Developing BrainReport from International Neuroethics Society annual meeting
At yesterday’s International Neuroethics Society panel, “The Brain in Context,” three neuroscientists talked about different aspects of the physical and social environments that can affect the developing brain.
William Safire Honored by Neuroethics SocietyReport from International Neuroethics Society annual meeting
Pulitzer Prize winner William Safire was widely credited with giving the word “neuroethics” its current meaning and was honored posthumously with the Steven E. Hyman Award for Distinguished Service to the Field of Neuroethics.
Neuroscience and Society: To Tell the TruthReport from International Neuroethics Society annual meeting
Three experts shared the stage to talk about the development of understanding behind truth and lying in children, false memory, and pathological liars and the distinctions this type of lying has from others.
A Medical Solution to Reducing Police BrutalityInternational Neuroethics Society Science Communication Essay Winner, 2017
Researchers, taxpayers, and lawmakers will need to consider whether the effects of altering judgments through medication is an equitable solution.