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New Director of Emory’s Jones Program in Ethics: Dr. Karen Rommelfanger

ANEC is pleased and excited to announce that Emory University’s Laney Graduate School has appointed Dr. Karen Rommelfanger as the new director of the Jones Program in Ethics (formerly the Program for Scholarly Integrity). Congratulations to Karen!

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Recent Book Release: Dr. Ted Blumoff (Mercer University)

Dr. Ted Blumoff’s book, When Nature and Nurture Collide: Early Childhood Trauma, Adult Crime, and the Limits of Criminal Law was recently published and released this year (Carolina Academic Press). Dr. Blumoff also had an article published in Law and Psychology Review, providing reflection on the law’s rationality and insanity…

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Interview with Dr. Karen Rommelfanger

Dr. Karen Rommelfanger recently had an interview featured in the Medical Ethics Advisor where she discusses the new recommendations made by the President’s Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. Specifically, Rommelfanger speaks to to various policy implementation issues, the mistake of conflating ethics with compliance and the various responsibilities…

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Neuroscience at the Decatur Book Festival

Mark your calendars! The Decatur Book Festival will be held in two weeks (August 29 – 31). Dr. Karen Rommelfanger will introduce author, Sam Kean, who will be discussing his book, The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons. For more information on the event, click here. The Decatur Book Festival provides…

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Paper: Nicole Vincent (GSU): Should We Fear the “New Normal”?

Dr. Nicole Vincent will be delivering a paper titled, Should We Fear the “New Normal”?, (co-authored with Emma A. Jane) tomorrow, August 14, 2014 at TU Delft, Netherlands. Vincent was a co-organizer of the 3-day conference on Cognitive Enhancement (put on by the Enhancing Responsibility Project). Check out the amazing…