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Check out the public program held in San Diego "Neurogaming: What's Neuroscience and Ethics Got to Do With It?" 








Access the recorded webcasts for the 2013 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting panel sessions here



The Science and Ethics of Moral Enhancement


States of Consciousness: Neuroethics in Impairments of Consciousness, Brain-Machine Interfacing and End of Life Decisions

Can Neuroscience Inform Us about Criminality & the Capacity for Rehabilitation?


Thanks to the generous contribution of Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson for live webcasting the the 2013 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting panel sessions.  

The INS would like to thank those who generously contributed to the Annual Meeting Public Program on Neurogaming 

See a list of sponsors here



INS Elects a New President!

Dr. Barbara Sahakian of Cambridge University will be taking over the presidency in February of 2014. Click here for the full announcement!





What's New?




Welcome to our new administrator!

Please welcome our new administrator, Elyssa Pedote! Contact Elyssa with questions here




Neuroethics position at Michigan State University

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, College of Human Medicine, at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, has a faculty position in Bioethics, with a specialization in Neuroethics. This will be a fixed-term (non-tenure track), academic year (9 month) appointment. Rank is open. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The initial term of appointment will be for two years. The appointment will begin August 16, 2014.  Review of applications will begin Feb 28, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Position details and application information here.





NeuroEthics Women Leaders (NEW)

Join NEW, the group for NeuroEthics Women Leaders! Learn more about NEW and the many networking and intellectual opportunities it provides here





The Wellcome Trust's free 'Big Picture Debates the Brain' app is now available from the iTunes store and as a web app. The free, interactive app is a resource for post-16 students and their teachers, and encourages learners to debate social and ethical questions about the human brain, such as 'Is being in love just a chemical reaction?', 'Are humans superior to other animals?' and 'Is technology harming our brains?' The app can be found here, and the online version can be found here.




INS has a new poster! Click here to see it and download. 





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Join us on LinkedIn


The International Neuroethics Society is now on LinkedIn!  We have started a members only group to expand your networking experience.  Be able to participate in discussion boards about Neuroethics news, job openings, research positions,  topics you’re interested in, etc.  Search “International Neuroethics Society” in the “Groups” search tab and you can request to join the group.  All posts are regulated by the INS Administrator to make sure content is relevant and appropriate.


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INS Joins NIMH Outreach Partnership

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