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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With a number of brain training games being tested in research labs and others already on the market, important ethical questions remain: Do they work? Are there any risks? Neuroscientist Martha Farah addresses these and other questions.
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  • 18 min
In this video, Janet Zadina uncovers the truth behind some of the most commonly held brain-based learning myths.
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  • 19 min
The sphinx moth might also be able to detect other scents floating around Tucson’s eighth annual Festival of Books event.
Tennis star Maria Sharapova has admitted to using the performance-enhancing drug meldonium, which boosts brain and body power and endurance. Here’s how it works.
Juries consider eyewitness testimony to be highly reliable evidence. But just how reliable is it?
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Get involved in Brain Awareness Week with these ideas and resources!
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Secondary school students around the world are testing their knowledge in local Brain Bees.
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Beginning on October 1, researchers seeking NIH grants must balance male and female cells and animals in their NIH funded research.
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Get answers to your questions about the Find a Neuroscientist network.
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SfN is holding the Brain Awareness Video Contest to showcase entertaining and educational neuroscience concepts and activities.
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Three neuroscientists discuss how addiction is a disease of the brain, as well as prospects for improved pharmacological treatments.
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Get ideas for new Brain Awareness activities and learn best practices for planning and running successful events in this webinar for BAW first-timers and dedicated supporters.&
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  • 53 min

3D Brain

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