Not Our Problem? The Neuroethical Implications of Youth DetainmentInternational Neuroethics Society Essay Winner, 2018
While the research does not establish a clear causal relationship between periods of detention and neurological disorders, there is an important ethical consideration in assessing what detention means.
Alliance Members Awarded Kavli Prize in Neuroscience
The 2018 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience, which recognizes neuroscientists for pioneering advances in our understanding of existence at its biggest, smallest, and most complex scale, was presented to two Dana Alliance members and announced this morning.
William Safire Honored by Neuroethics SocietyReport from International Neuroethics Society annual meeting
Pulitzer Prize winner William Safire was widely credited with giving the word “neuroethics” its current meaning and was honored posthumously with the Steven E. Hyman Award for Distinguished Service to the Field of Neuroethics.
Neuroethics in Neurolaw: Exploring notions of duality and the implications for evidence and ethicsInternational Neuroethics Society Academic Essay Winner, 2017
In this paper, I argued that much current thinking on neuroscience’s impact on criminal justice and the ethical concerns it raises is misguided.
Addicted and Attached: A Neglected Perspective on Neuroscience Research Linking Addiction and LoveInternational Neuroethics Society Essay Winner, 2016
I have argued that there that some addictions are aptly construed as (disordered) security-based emotional attachments. I have also suggested that viewing addiction through the lens of emotional attachment helpfully illuminates neuroethical perspectives on the nature and treatment of addiction.
Oops, There Goes My Childhood: Identity and Clinical Ethical Issues in the Selective Erasing of MemoriesInternational Neuroethics Society Student Essay Winner, 2016
In this paper we have discussed different theories of identity in depth: psychological continuity theory, narrative theory, but also the proposed hybrid theory.