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.
We are pleased to announce the schedule of our 2014-2015 Neuroscience & Society Public Talk Series, along with a new […]
Penn’s new certificate program in Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN) will enable graduate and professional students preparing for a […]
Psychiatric diseases are diseases of the brain, but can we diagnose them with brain imaging? Can neuroimaging guide treatment plans? […]
The Penn CNS helped Laurie Shriver’s students at the BOOST after school art program in a Philadelphia Public School learn about the brain and then paint the school’s entryway pillars with beautiful neuroscience-inspired art! The murals incorporate images of individual neurons, tissue slices and whole brains.