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Brains, Minds, and Institutions

Monday, January 27th, 2014

A fascinating look at the three parts of the brain: cells, mental states, and products of the brain.


Stimulants Used for Cognitive Enhancement

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Beginning with a definition of cognitive enhancement (using off-label drugs to improve normal brain abilities), this talk discusses amphetamines and executive function.


Neurolaw

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

David Eagleman on the connections between neuroscience and the law.


Using Neurocriminology to Predict Violence

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Can violence be predicted or explained with neuroimaging tools? Consider the issues in this neuroethics lecture.


Ethics of Enhancing Mood

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Taking SSRIs and other psych medications for mood enhancement, rather than treating a severe disorder.


How to Interpret Brain Imaging Studies

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Snappy talk explaining neuroimaging methods and how to critique results that appear in the media.


Using Brain Scans for Psychiatric Diagnosis

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Controversial issues in the potential use of neuroimaging for psychiatric diagnosis and in law.


Mental Health Courts

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

The role of mental health courts: why and how.


How Neuroscience May Affect Law

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Basics of neurolaw.


Neurotalk

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Big issues in neuroethics.


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