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.

CNS Highlights

  • July 28-Aug. 6: Neuroscience Boot Camp

July 28-Aug. 6: Neuroscience Boot Camp

Neuroscience is increasingly relevant to a number of professions and academic disciplines beyond its traditional medical applications. The Penn Neuroscience Boot Camp is designed […]

Interpreting Neuroimages – A Penn CNS Collaboration with the Hastings Center for Bioethics

neuroimaging-report-coverFollowing 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.