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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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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As the government shutdown nears the two week mark, it’s worth examining the effect of this latest political showdown on American science, and what this says about our collective values.
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Scientists have now pinpointed the brain circuitry that compels us to behave according to social norms.
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The neurology professor contemplates the ethical issues raised by neuroscience research.
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Humans have wrested deception from the evolutionary realm of self-preservation and imbued it with dark powers it was never intended to possess.
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January 11, 2013 a very talented young computer programmer and activist, Aaron Swartz, took his own life in New York city.
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3D Brain

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