Law, Economics & Ethics

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Behind every economic decision you make is a host of biases, hormone fluctuations, and firing neurons.
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Understanding the brain science behind human behavior can help us create a fairer legal system.
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Researchers are studying the chemicals and structures behind charitable brains.
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Behind every economic decision you make is a host of biases, hormone fluctuations, and firing neurons.
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Researchers from around the world met in Washington, D.C. to explore the relevance and ethics for using non-human primates in research.
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Explore the concept of “mind uploading”. How would something like a mind upload really work?
  • Knowing Neurons
  • 45 min
Two bills are under consideration by congress that could slow the pace of scientific research if signed into law.
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How did working memory earn the title "the brain's workhorse"?
  • Edutopia
The March for Science will occur April 22, 2017 across the nation and the world, with a significant turnout expected in Washington D.C.
Ping Ho, founder and director of UCLArts and Healing, describes how art education is a matter of public health.
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A former NFL player and a roundtable of scientists discuss concussions and traumatic brain injuries.
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Lisa Brenner, an associate professor at the University of Colorado, talks about traumatic brain injury in military personnel and symptoms that many people experience when they've had a head injury.
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  • 21 min
As neurolaw grows at remarkable pace, judges are still determining how, whether, and when to support brain science in the courtroom.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.