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Listen: Considering Consciousness in Neuroscience Research

What can neuroscience tell us about human consciousness, the developing brains of babies, or lab-grown brain-like tissue? How do we define “consciousness” when it is a complex, much-debated topic? Continue reading

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Should we trust giant tech companies and entrepreneurs with reading our brains?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Laura Cabrera, PhD The search for a brain device capable of capturing recordings from thousands of neurons has been a primary goal of the government-sponsored BRAIN initiative. … Continue reading

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International Neuroethics Society on “Neuroethics at 15”

The International Neuroethics Society (INS) Emerging Issues Task Force has a new article in AJOB Neuroscience on “Neuroethics at 15: The Current and Future Environment for Neuroethics.” Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera is a member of the task force, which … Continue reading

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Can Big Data and AI Improve End-of-Life Care?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Tom Tomlinson, PhD A recently reported study claims to more accurately predict how much longer patients will live. Researchers at Stanford University assigned a neural network computer the … Continue reading

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Inductive Risks, Inferences, and the Role of Values in Disorders of Consciousness

Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera has a new article in the current issue of AJOB Neuroscience (Volume 7, Issue 1). Dr. Cabrera’s open peer commentary, “Inductive Risks, Inferences, and the Role of Values in Disorders of Consciousness,” is available online … Continue reading

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