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June 4, 2013

This message brings news about:

A) Conferences & Speaker Series
B) Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications

A. Conferences & Speaker Series  

    1. What are They Thinking? Exploring the Adolescent Brain:  On June 12, 2013, The American Association for the Advancement of Science and The Dana Foundation will host this second event in the 2013 The Neuroscience and Society Series.  Presenters will include, Dr. Jay Giedd, Dr. Elaine Walker, and Dr. Elizabeth Albro.  To learn more about this event, visit:       
    2. Brain Matters! Vancouver: Brain Science and Social Responsibility: This meeting will take place on March 12-14, 2014 at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, BC.  Brain Matters! Vancouver is an exciting venue for scholars and members of the public to come together to explore the implications of brain science and social responsibility. Submission of abstracts opens: June 24, 2013 (and closesAugust 30, 2013).  To learn more, visit: 

B. Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications  

    1. Francis X. Shen, Neuroscience, Mental Privacy, and the Law , 36 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 653 (2013). 
    2. William D. Graf, Saskia K. Nagel, Leon G. Epstein, Geoffrey Miller, Ruth Nass, Dan Larriviere, Pediatric Neuroenhancement: Ethical, Legal, Social, and Neurodevelopmental Implications , 80(13) Neurology 1251 (2013). 
    3. Kent A. Kiehl & Walter P. Sinnott-Armstrong, Handbook on Psychopathy and Law, Oxford (2013).                  
    4. Laurence Steinberg & Elizabeth Scott, Less Guilty by Reason of Adolescence: Developmental Immaturity, Diminished Responsibility, and the Juvenile Death Penalty , 58 American Psychologist 1009 (2003). 
    5. Aurelie Ouss & Alexander Peysakhovich, When Punishment Doesn't Pay: 'Cold Glow' and Decisions to Punish (Forthcoming 2013).           
    6. Siegwart M. Lindenberg, Cognition and Governance: Why Incentives Have to Take the Back Seat , in Handbook of Economic Organization:  Integrating Economic and Organization Theory, A. Grandori, ed., Edward Elgar (2013).           
    7. andré douglas pond cummings, Junior Seau, Head Trauma, and the NFL's Concussion Problem , University of Mississippi Sports Law Review (Forthcoming 2013).   

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Owen D. Jones
New York Alumni Chancellor's Chair in Law
Professor of Biological Sciences 
Director, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience

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