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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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"?
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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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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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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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In this video, Janet Zadina uncovers the truth behind some of the most commonly held brain-based learning myths.
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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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3D Brain

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