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October 10, 2018

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A) Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publication

B) Neurolaw Media & News Clippings

C) Conferences & Speaker Series

A.     Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications          

  1. Stephen J. Morse, Neurohype and the Law: A Cautionary Tale , in The Dark Side of Imaging (Amir Raz & Robert Thibault eds., Forthcoming 2018).
  2. Russell A. Poldrack, The New Mind Readers: What Neuroimaging Can and Cannot Reveal about Our Thoughts (Forthcoming 2018).
  3. Katrine L. Sifferd, Tyler Fagan & William Hirstein, Responsible Brains: Neuroscience, Law, and Human Culpability , MIT Press (Forthcoming 2018).
  4. Jennifer A. Chandler, Neurolaw and Neuroethics , 27 Clinical Neuroethics 590–98 (2018).
  5. Joseph J. Fins & Judy Illes, Symposium, Pragmatic Convergence and the Epistemology of an Adolescent Neuroethics , 27 Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 554–57 (2018).
  6. Mallory Fallin, Owen Whooley & Kristin Kay Barker, Criminalizing the brain: Neurocriminology and the production of strategic ignorance , BioSocieties 1–25 (2018).
  7. Jules Lobel & Huda Akil, Law & Neuroscience: The Case of Solitary Confinement , 147 Daedalus 61–75 (2018).
  8. Cecilia M. Santostefano, Juvenile Justice Reform in New York: Prosecuting the Adolescent Brain , 34 Syracuse J. Sci. & Tech. L. 122 (2018).

B.      Neurolaw Media & News Clippings

  1.  Richard Chin, From cyborgs to sex robots, University of Minnesota professor studies how brain science is
    changing legal system, Star Tribune (Oct. 3, 2018) (an article about Research Network Member Francis X. Shen)

C.      Conferences & Speaker Series

  1. Cutting Edge Neuroscience, Cutting Edge Neuroethics:  The 2018 Annual Meeting of the International Neuroethics Society will be hosted this year in San Diego, California on November 1 and 2. The conference gathers a diverse group of scholars, scientists, clinicians, and law professionals dedicated to the responsible use of advances in brain science. Held in the Shiley Special Events Suite at the San Diego Central Public Library, 330 Park Boulevard, the entire program can be found here . Plenary speakers are Tom Insel, Mindstrong Health, discussing the ethical issues of digital phenotyping; Emily Postan, University of Edinburgh, discussing managing neuroinformation and protecting identity; and Keith Humphreys, Stanford University, on the values, science, and public policy in the opioid epidemic. Panels and Discussions range from Digitally Decoding Brain & Behavior to My Brain Made Me Buy It? The Neuroethics of Advertising. There is also a poster session as well as numerous networking and ambassador opportunities.  Click here to register today.
  2. First Conference on Neuroscience in Criminal Law: Join the National University of La Matanza in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 16, 2018 (5–9pm) in the Auditorio Grande to learn more about the impact of neuroscience on criminal law and the social sciences, challenges in forensic sciences, and philosophy and ethics. There is no charge, but you must register here . This conference is held within the framework of the research project entitled: Neurosciences and their receptivity in the Criminal Process, in the Juvenile Criminal Law and in the Execution of the Penalty. Ethical framework of their impact.



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