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Faculty from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Arts and Sciences, School of Law and School of Medicine discuss emerging issues, ethics and options related to recent advances in neuroscience.


Dr. Martha Farah, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences and Director of the Penn Center for Neuroscience & Society.



Dr. Geoffrey K. Aguirre, assistant professor of neurology and member of the Center for Functional Neuroimaging at Penn.



Dr. Anjan Chatterjee, Professor of neurology at Penn and Associate Director of the Penn Center for Neuroscience & Society.



Dr. Susan Schneider, assistant professor of philosophy and an affiliated faculty member with Penns Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.



Dr. Adrian Raine, professor of criminology and psychiatry at Penn. An examination of the brain basis to crime and violence.



Dr. Jonathan Moreno, professor of medical ethics and of History and Sociology of Science at Penn. The role of brain research in national defense.



Dr. Stephen J. Morse, Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law, Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry at the Penn Law School and Associate Director of the Penn Center for Neuroscience and Society.

As part of the spring 2010 Take Your Brain to Lunch Lecture Series, Martha Farah, Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences in the Department of Psychology and Director of the Center for Neuroscience & Society, led conversations with Penn faculty members about the brain.

Robert DeRubeis, Samuel H. Preston Term Chair in the Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, on "Emotional Brains: Treating Depression Through Chemistry and Talk

Mark Liberman, Trustee Professor of Phonetics, Department of Linguistics, on "Gendered brains: The Neuroscientific Arguments for Sex-Segregated Education

Jonathan Moreno, David and Lyn Silfen University Professor and Professor of Medical Ethics and of History and Sociology of Science, on "Brains at War: Neuroscience Programs in the Military"

Adrian Raine, Chair, Department of Criminology and Richard Perry University Professor, Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry and Psychology, on "Criminal Brains: What Causes Violent and Criminal Behavior?

Susan Schneider, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, on “Future Brains: How Might Our Great-Great-Grandchildren Think (and Will They Still Be Human?)

For video of Martha Farah speaking at the 47th Annual Nobel Conference: The Brain and Being Human, please click here

For video of Stephen Morse speaking at the Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of Sciences, please click here


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