Welcome to the Center for Neuroscience & Society
Welcome to the website of the Center for Neuroscience & Society. We are a group of faculty and students from departments spanning the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Law, Wharton and Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania, whose work addresses the ethical, legal and social implications of neuroscience.
Undergraduates can explore different aspects of neuroscience and society in short, noncredit seminars scheduled throughout the academic year.
The 2013-14 Public Talk Series is open to the University and external community. All talks take place from 4:30-6:00p.m., and are followed by a […]
Neuroscience is increasingly relevant to a number of professions and academic disciplines beyond its traditional medical applications. The Penn Neuroscience Boot Camp is designed […]
Penn’s new certificate program in Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN) will enable graduate and professional students preparing for a wide range of careers […]
Interpreting Neuroimages – A Penn CNS Collaboration with the Hastings Center for Bioethics
Following a series of meetings held at Penn with colleagues from Penn, Hastings and elsewhere, we are proud to announce the fruits of our joint labor: A special issue of the Hastings Center Report on Interpreting Neuroimages: An Introduction to the Technology and Its Limits, edited by Josephine Johnston and Erik Parens, with contributions from Penn’s Geoff Aguirre and Martha Farah. The issue is freely accessible on their website.