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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…

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New Reports on Neuroethics, Education and Society

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues recently compiled a new report on issues and implications related to neuroscience research. Dr. Paul Root Wolpe (Director of Center for Ethics, Emory University) weighed in on the topic of neuroethics education among other topics at the intersection of ethics, neuroscience and society. …

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Summer 2014–Dr. Nicole Vincent and Stephanie Hare talk Madness & Badness

Dr. Nicole Vincent (GSU) will orally present a paper that she is working on with PhD student, Stephanie Hare (GSU) this summer in Florence, Italy. The talk is slated for Friday, June 6th and is titled, “I’m gonna kill the duck-rabbit: discerning madness from badness.” More info regarding the conference…

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Dr. Karen Rommelfanger speaking at UPenn and University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Dr. Karen Rommelfanger (Emory) is slated to give two upcoming talks.  On April 3rd (just a couple of days away), Karen will give a talk titled, “Mind Over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders” at the University of Pennsylvania.  In addition, on April 12th, Karen will give the keynote address at…

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Dr. Nicole Vincent discusses the Burdens of Cognitive Enhancement, April 10

Dr. Vincent (GSU) will be delivering a talk at the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Thursday, April 10 at 6:30pm in UBOB 108.  She will discuss the hot topic of cognitive enhancement and its relationship to responsibility.  For instance, Dr. Vincent will argue that each of us may have…

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Stephanie Hare featured on Neuroethics Women Leaders website

Stephanie Hare (doctoral student fellow in neuroethics, GSU) was recently featured on the Neuroethics Women (NEW) Leaders website (access link here). The NEW Leader network reaches out to women scholars in a variety of disciplines including (but not limited to) psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, law and policy.  The NEW Leaders site provides opportunities for…

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Recent Publications

ANEC would like to announce and highlight some of the outstanding work by current members by acknowledging some recent publications. Dr. Karen Rommelfanger (Emory), Dr. Paul Root Wolpe (Emory) and John Trimper (Emory) recently had an opinion piece published in the first-tier electronic journal, Frontiers in Neuroengineering, in which they discussed the ethical…

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Dr Karen Rommelfanger (Emory) to discuss neuroenhancement at upcoming talks

For Brain Awareness Week 2014, Dr. Karen Rommelfanger is scheduled to give a talk titled, “Better than Well. Neuroenhancement and Beyond” at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville on March 10, 2014. Dr. Rommelfanger will also be moderating a panel on Neuroscience, Neuroenhancement and the Future of Bioethics in Atlanta on March 21,…

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Dr Vincent (GSU) discusses neurolaw, Feb 4

On Tuesday, February 4th, Dr Nicole Vincent, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Law and Neuroscience at Georgia State University (GSU), will deliver the following talk at GSU’s Neuroscience Institute (NI) seminar series: Neuroscientific Solutions to Legal Problems, and Legal Problems with Neuroscientific Solutions This talk will begin with an overview of…

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Dr Wolpe (Emory) at Presidential Commission, Dec 18

ANEC member and Emory Center for Ethics Director Paul Root Wolpe will be testifying to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues on December 18, 2013 in Washington D.C. Click here for link to commission site. The Presidential Commission will be discussing broad ethical challenges that may arise…