Capital Consortium for Neuroscience: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues

(Some events are webcast live. Please click on Event for more information)


Machines, Minds and Meaning (Limited seating- RSVPs REQUIRED)

Future Events/Topics of Interest

Deep Brain Stimulation: Clinical Panacea or Boutique Psychiatry

Neurotechnology, Life Extension, and Extended Consciousness

Neuroscience, Nanoscience, and Cyberscience: Bridging Consciousness Across Scale and Dimensions

Neuroscience, Neuropsychiatry, and Just Provision of Healthcare


Archived Past Events

Friday, March 16, 2012

Recorded Webcast Available

NELSI-4 Neuroscience and Neuroethics: Considering Nature, Nurture and Norms
(Limited seating- RSVPs REQUIRED)

October 24, 2011
Archived Webcast

Friday, October 24, 2011
Special Event (Limited seating- RSVPs REQUIRED)

The Science of Why We Deny Science
Chris Mooney

September 9, 2011
Archived webcast

Friday, September 9, 2011
Special Event (Limited seating- RSVPs REQUIRED)

The Power – and Problems - of Prediction: Capabilities and Limitations of Neuro-psychiatric Science and Technology to Predict and Prevent Violent Social Behavior

Friday, June 10, 2011

Friday, June 10, 2011
Special Event (Limited seating- RSVPs REQUIRED)

Neuroscience and Pragmatism: Productive Prospects

February 25, 2011

Archived webcast

Friday. February 25, 2011
Special Event
National NELSI-3 Meeting: Neuroethical, Legal and Social Issues in Uses of Neuroscience in National Security and Defense
NOTE: To be held at: The Mason Inn, George Mason University, Fairfax VA

February 4, 2011

Archived webcast

Special Event
Neuroscience and Non-Speciesist Neuroethics: Implications for Animal Welfare and the Responsible Conduct of Research

January 14, 2011

Archived webcast

Special Event
Use and Misuse of Neurology and Psychiatry: Lessons Learned from the Holocaust

November 19, 2010

Archived webcast

Neuropragmatism - A Practical Approach to Neuroethical Problems
Prof. John Shook
Center for Inquiry, Washington, DC and University of Buffalo, NY

October 22, 2010

Archived webcast

A 'Genetic Predisposition' to Violence?: The Dangers of Misconstruing the Gene-Brain-Behavior Relationship
Prof. James Tabery
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, UT

June 4, 2010

Archived webcast

The Neurobiology of Free Will: How I Learned to Love Determinism and Still Respect Myself in the Morning
Lieutenant Colonel William Casebeer, USAF

April 23, 2010

Archived information

The Cave that DSM Built? What Addicts and The School of Athens May Have to Teach Us about the Future of Psychiatry
Dr. Daniel Hall-Flavin

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

March 26, 2010

Archived webcast

Hamlet and the Neuroethics of Vengeance, Revenge, and Redemption
Peter Moskovitz, M.D.

George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

February 19, 2010

Archived webcast

Cyborg Ear, Cyborg Mind
Dr. Michael Chorost

January 22, 2010

Quantitative EEG-Guided Neurotraining in the Treatment of ADD/HD: Practical and Ethical Issues - A Case- based Approach
Don DuRouseau
CEO, Human Bionics LLC, VA

December 11, 2009

A Decade of the Mind and Neuroethics: Initiatives in Alignment
Prof. James Olds, PhD

Director, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study
George Mason University Fairfax, VA

November 13, 2009

From the Neuroscience of Pain to a Neuroethics of Care
Prof. James Giordano, Ph.D.
Fellow, Centre for Philosophical Psychology Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford (Oxford, UK)
Director, Center for Neurotechnology Studies Chair, Academic Programs Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (Arlington, VA, US)

October 30, 2009

 Archived webcast

The Cyborg: A Core Concept for Answers and Quesions of Neurotechnology
Prof. Paolo Benanti, Ph.D.

Pontificia Università Gregoriana, Rome (Italy) and Istituto Teologico di Assisi, Aggregato alla Pontifica Università Lateranense, Assisi (PG, Italy)

September 4, 2009

Global Biopolitical Overview of the United Nations on Neurotechnologies and Human Rights in Dialogue
Prof. Alberto Garcia, PhD

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights
Ateneo Pontificio Regina Apostolorum (APRA)
Rome, Italy





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