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The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: …

Posted on October 20, 2016 in Addiction, Adolescents, Around the Web, Books, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Lie Detection, Neuroethics, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Prediction, Psychopathy, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


Neurolaw News

The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: …

Posted on April 19, 2016 in Addiction, Adolescents, Books, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Free Will, Lie Detection, Mental Illness, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neuroethics, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Popular Press, Prediction, Psychopathy, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


Neurolaw News

The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: …

Posted on January 18, 2016 in Addiction, Adolescents, Around the Web, Books, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Free Will, Lie Detection, Mental Illness, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neuroethics, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Popular Press, Prediction, Psychopathy, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


Judicial Opinion Cites Neuroscience Research

U.S. District Court Judge Mark W. Bennett recently issued an opinion (U.S. v. Hendrickson) that cites neuroscience research on addiction and adolescent development and discusses addiction and youth as mitigating factors. To read the entire opinion, visit: http://www.iand.uscourts.gov/e-web/decisions.nsf/0/81BF6F811DBA308A86257CF40075816E/$File/MWB-13-cr-4110,+United+States+v.+Hendrickson,+Sentencing+Order,+6112014.pdf

Posted on July 24, 2014 in Addiction, Adolescents, Criminal Law, Neurolaw, Uncategorized


New Research Network YouTube Channel

The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience is pleased to announce the launch of the LawNeuro.org YouTube channel, available at https://www.youtube.com/user/lawneuroorg The channel features videos from each of the Research Network’s three most recent Education and Outreach events: 1.  Colloquium for Federal Judges on Law, Neuroscience, and Criminal Justice: On February 6-7, 2014,…

Posted on July 1, 2014 in Addiction, Adolescents, Around the Web, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Neuroscience, Uncategorized


“Military Funds Brain-Computer Interfaces to Control Feelings”

“Military Funds Brain-Computer Interfaces to Control Feelings,” an article in MIT Tech Review discussed the $70 million program funded by the U.S. military to create brain implants which read, and then control the emotions of patients suffering from seven psychiatric conditions, including addiction, depression, and borderline personality disorder.  The new research aims to “understand the…

Posted on June 2, 2014 in Addiction, Mental Illness, Neuroscience, Uncategorized


Adolescent Brains and Juvenile Justice

In May 2011, Arizona State University hosted a conference on "Adolescent Brains and Juvenile Justice: New Insights from Neuroscience, Genetics and Addiction Science."  The conference was co-sponsored by the ASU Center for Law, Science & Innovation, the Diane Halle Center for Family Justice, the ASU Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, and the MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Project.  To…

Posted on August 3, 2011 in Addiction, Education, Neuroscience, Uncategorized


Gazzaniga on Neurolaw

Here are two interesting videos by our own Mike Gazzaniga.  The first (see here) is a recent interview with folks from the NSF–which addresses the various ways neuroscience could impact the law.  The second (see here) is a bloggingheads.tv discussion between Gazzaniga and Carl Zimmer.  Happy viewing!

Posted on July 26, 2009 in Addiction, Criminal Law, Free Will, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neuroethics, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Popular Press, Prediction, Uncategorized


Welcome to the Law and Neuroscience Blog

  Welcome to the The Law and Neuroscience Blog–which we have created to provide an on-line forum where the members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience can share their ideas and interact with not only other researchers but also with the interested public more generally.  One of the main goals of…

Posted on July 17, 2009 in Addiction, Books, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Free Will, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neuroethics, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Popular Press, Prediction, Uncategorized