Speaking

2014

October 31 co-host, Zombies and Zombethics!, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

October 15 Discussant on The Substance-Albert Hofmann’s LSD, Atlanta European Science Café (Consulate General of Switzerland/Atlanta Science Tavern)

August 30 Decatur Book Festival, GA (details forthcoming)

June 19   Neurosurgery Grand Rounds: Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

April 12 Better than Well? Neuroenhancement and Beyond. Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

April 3   Mind Over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia [Psychosomatic Medicine]

March 25   Beyond Experimental Controls: Placebo as Therapy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

March 24   Atlanta Science Festival Decatur: Ask a Scientist Night, Decatur, GA

March 21   Panel Moderator, Neuroscience, Neuroenhancement and the Future of Bioethics, Embracing Change: Balancing Innovation and Our Humanity. 20th Annual Conference of the Healthcare Ethics Consortium, Atlanta, GA

March 10 (rescheduled to April 12)   Better than Well? Neuroenhancement and Beyond. Brain Awareness Week Speaker Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Feb 5   The Ethics of Cognitive Enhancement Agnes Scott Atlanta, GA

Jan 30 (rescheduled Feb 12)   Panelist, Barkley Forum and Committee of Academic Integrity, panel on study-enhancing drugs, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Tentatively rescheduled due to Polar Vortex for 2015, date TBA.

2013

Dec 10 co-host, Bias in the Academy: From Neural Networks to Social Networks Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Nov 1 co-host, Zombies and Zombethics!: A lively, scholarly discussion about the (un)dead Emory University, Atlanta, GA

July 9  Beyond Therapy: Invasive and non-invasive brain technologies Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA

May 20 Biotechnology and Social Change (Cognitive Enhancement) Kennesaw State University, GA

May 7  Placebo and psychogenic disorders  Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai, China

April 20  Is It All in Your Head? Neuroscience, Belief, and Illness Atlanta Science Tavern/Atlanta Skeptics Atlanta, GA

March 15  Collegiate Neuroscience Society, Georgia State University, Atlanta

March 2  Intersections: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Sexuality Georgia Gwinnett College Lawrenceville, GA

2012

December 4  Neuroimaging and end-of-life decision making    Georgia Institute of Technology     Atlanta, GA

November 29 Does this lab coat make me look fat?    Emory Women in Neuroscience    Atlanta, GA

October 31  A Zombie Braaains Inspired Neuroethics Discussion  Zombies and Zombethics!     Emory Center for Ethics     Atlanta, GA

October 25   Placebo for Psychogenic Disorders     Brain Matters 3     Cleveland Clinic     Cleveland, OH

October 16    A Decade of Neuroethics: A Conversation     International Neuroethics Society     Society for Neuroscience     New Orleans, LA

October 5     Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders     Frontiers in Neuroscience     Emory University     Atlanta, GA

September 24    Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders  University of Tokyo/Japan Science and Technology Agency     Tokyo, Japan

April 17          Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Lie Detection     GTNeuro (Neuroscience Club)     Georgia Institute of Technology     Atlanta, GA

March 23       Better than well: Neuroenhancement and Neurodiversity: Implications for Health and Disease     Nu Rho Psi (Neuroscience Academic Honors Society)     Atlanta, GA

February 23  Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders     Clinical Ethics Seminar     Emory University      Atlanta, GA

2011

October 14     Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders     Psychology Lecture Series     Augusta State University     Augusta, GA

August 11       Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Lie Detection      Atlanta Science Tavern     Atlanta, GA

Want to learn more about neuroethics?

I’m happy to give talks in both academic and general audience settings. See the media tab for samples of my talks and my writing for general audiences.

To invite me to give a neuroethics talk to your group please contact neuroethics@emory.edu

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