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Animal Research Neuroethics Workshop

In June, the Penn Center for Neuroscience and Society (CNS) and the Penn Center for Interaction of Animals and Society (CIAS) are hosting a two day workshop examining the unique ethical issues that arise in neuroscience research on nonhuman animals.  Topics to be discussed include animal models for pain and psychiatric [...]

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Sorting Brains Out: Tasks, Tests, and Trials in the Neuro- and Mind Sciences, 1890–2015

Penn's Department of History and Sociology of Science and Center for Neuroscience & Society are convening a conference on the continuities and discontinuities between contemporary neuroscience and its past, with special attention to the behavioral and social implications of brain science.  Full program here.  RSVP appreciated: pennbrains2015@gmail.com

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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 [...]

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Neuroscience Boot Camp

Neuroscience Boot Camp is on hiatus. Please join our mailing list to receive information about future boot camps. Neuroscience is increasingly relevant to a number of professions and academic disciplines beyond its traditional medical applications. The Penn Neuroscience Boot Camp is designed to give participants a basic foundation in cognitive [...]

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