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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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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Neuroethics will draw from the experience of bioethics in handling scientific communication with the media and responsible transfer of knowledge from basic science to profit-driven venture.
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Celebrate the brain year-round with interactive events and community outreach. Brain Awareness Week is March 12-18, 2018.
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3D Brain

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