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.
Penn's Department of History and Sociology of Science and Center for Neuroscience & Society are convening a conference on the [...]
Following a series of meetings held at Penn with colleagues from Penn, Hastings and elsewhere, we are proud to announce [...]
The 2017-2018 CNS Talk Series focuses on brain development and society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our lectures are free [...]
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. View a video of the students at work with Laurie here.