What is Neuroethics?

What is Neuroethics?

Neuroethics is a vibrant and rapidly growing field that explores how neuroscience and neurotechnologies inform our value systems. The field of neuroethics explores the thorny questions that arise as new neuroscience innovations continually challenge notions about free will, autonomy, the nature of disease, the mind, and what it means to be human.

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

*Some* of my favorite topics to speak about:

  • Neuroethics Overview
  • Empirical Neuroethics
  • Psychogenic Movement Disorders
  • Definitions of Disease
  • Placebo
  • Professionalization of Women in Neuroethics
  • Buddhist Neuroethics
  • Animal Models in Research
  • Neurotechnologies and Lie Detection
  • Communication of Science for General Audiences
  • Enhancement
  • Neuroethics and Art

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


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