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March 5, 2018

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A) Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications

B) Neurolaw Media & News Clippings

C) Conferences & Speaker Series

 

  1. Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications                 

1. Stephen J. Morse, The Neuroscientific Non-Challenge to Meaning, Morals, and Purpose  in Neuroexistentialism: Meaning, Morals, and Purpose in the Age of Neuroscience 333–57 (Gregg D. Caruso & Owen Flanagan eds., 2018).

 

2.     Gideon Yaffe, The Age of Culpability: Children and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility (2018).

 

3.  Jinkwon Jun & Soyoung Yoo, Three Research Strategies of Neuroscience and the Future of Legal Imaging Evidence , 12 Fron. Neurosci. 1 (2018).

 

4.   Mirre Stallen, Filippo Rossi, Amber Heijne, Ale Smidts, Carsten K.W. De Dreu, & Alan G. Sanfey, Neurobiological Mechanisms of Responding to Injustice , 17 J. Neurosci. 1242 (2018).

 

5.   Ryan Dowell, Fundamental Protections for Non-Biological Intelligences or: How We Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Our Robot Brethren , 19 Minn. J.L. Sci. & Tech. 305 (2018).

 

6.       J. Peter Rosenfeld, Detecting Concealed Information and Deception: Recent Developments (2018).

 

7.     Eugenia Kulakova, Nima Khalighinejad, & Patrick Haggard, I could have done otherwise: Availability of counterfactual comparisons informs the sense of agency , 49 Conscious Cogn. 237 (2017).

 

8.   Petronella Grootens-Wiegers, Irma M. Hein, Jos M. van den Broek, & Martine C. de Vries, Medical decision-making in children and adolescents: developmental and neuroscientific aspects , 17 BMC Pediatrics 120 (2017).

 

 

  1. Neurolaw Media & News Clippings

1.     Laurence Steinberg, Why We Should Lower the Voting Age to 16 , N.Y. Times (Mar. 2, 2018).

 

  1. Conferences & Speaker Series

1.     Law and Neuroscience Speaker Series 2018 at Fordham Law School: The Fordham Law School Series on Law and Neuroscience brings together leading neuroscientists, psychologists, medical researchers, and lawyers to discuss new research and ideas. The workshops are held on Tuesdays from 10:30 am. – 12:30 pm. Click here for more information, and please contact Deborah W. Denno at ddenno@law.fordham.edu to attend.

 

2.     17th Summer and International Refresher Course in Bioethics: Human Enhancement: Bioethical Challenges of Emerging Technologies will be held from July 9–13 in Rome, Italy. This interdisciplinary course will delve into the purposes and implications of human enhancement technologies. For further info email agarcia@unescobiochair.org.

 

 

 

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