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Lie Detection Brief

Dec. 8, 2016—The Research Network is pleased to announce the release of a new brief, fMRI and Lie Detection. Some studies have reported the ability to detect lies, with a high degree of accuracy, by analyzing brain data acquired using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). But is this new technology ready for its day in court? The...

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Neurolaw News

Oct. 20, 2016—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: ...

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“Neuroscience and the Law: Don’t Rush In”

Apr. 27, 2016—Hon. Jed S. Rakoff recently authored an article via The New York Review of Books titled “Neuroscience and the Law: Don’t Rush In.” To read the full article, visit: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/05/12/neuroscience-and-the-law-dont-rush-in/?sub_key=571a566a569d4

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Neurolaw News

Apr. 19, 2016—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: ...

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Neurolaw News

Jan. 18, 2016—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: ...

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Neurolaw News

Oct. 19, 2015—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: ...

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Neuroscience & Public Policy Seminars

May. 12, 2015—The University of Wisconsin-Madison hosted speaker Dr. Francis X. Shen on April 10, 2015 for the Neuroscience & Public Policy Seminar: The Future of Law and Neuroscience.  On May 10, 2015, Dr. Anthony Wagner spoke at the same seminar series on Memories, Lies, & the Brain: Can Neuroscience Detect Legally Relevant Mental States?

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Will There Be a Neurolaw Revolution?

Mar. 10, 2014—Adam J. Kolber (Brooklyn Law School) recently published “Will There Be a Neurolaw Revolution?” in the Indiana Law Journal. The piece can be downloaded here: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2398071 Abstract: “The central debate in the field of neurolaw has focused on two claims. Joshua Greene and Jonathan Cohen argue that we do not have free will and that...

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Nature Reviews Neuroscience Article series on “Neuroscience and the law”

Jan. 23, 2014—Nature Reviews Neuroscience has run an article series on “Neuroscience and the law” that features the work of several Members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience.  Articles of particular note include: Martha J. Farah, J. Benjamin Hutchinson, Elizabeth A. Phelps & Anthony D. Wagner, Functional MRI-based lie detection: scientific and societal...

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CNS 2013 Press Release: Memory, the Adolescent Brain, and Lying: Understanding the Limits of Neuroscientific Evidence in the Law

Apr. 17, 2013—From April 13 to April 16, 2013, the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) held their 20th annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, where more than 1,500 scientists attended.  On April 16, the symposium “Neuroscience and Law: Promise and Perils” took place, featuring Law and Neuroscience Project Member, Hank Greely, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience...

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