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October 2018

Michael Gazzaniga Fall Annual Oration: The Consciousness Instinct

October 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Meyerson Hall (Lecture Hall B1), 210 S 34th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Free

Doors open at 7 PM. The Lecture will begin at 7:30 PM. The Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania is proud to present Dr. Michael Gazzaniga as the 2018 Annual Orator. Dr. Gazzaniga is known as the founder of the field of cognitive neuroscience and is famous for his [...]

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February 2019

Addicted to the War on Drugs: Penn Law JLPA 2019 Symposium

February 20 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Fitts Auditorium, 3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Join the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs for a collaborative discussion questioning the persistence of the drug war, barriers to change, and achievable solutions. The name of the symposium reflects the persistence of militant drug enforcement after decades of increasing drug problems, mass incarceration, and international [...]

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Penn Memory Center Event: “Alive Inside: Using neuroimaging to detect covert consciousness in the brain-injured patient” with Andrew Peterson

February 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ralston House, 3615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Hosted by the Penn Memory Center "Alive Inside: Using neuroimaging to detect covert consciousness in the brain-injured patient." Andrew Peterson, PhD - Assistant Professor, Greenwall Faculty Scholar, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, George Mason University   This presentation provides an ethical analysis of the American Academy of Neurology practice [...]

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April 2019

Intercollegiate Psychedelics Summit

April 4 - April 5
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia 19104 United States Google Map

The Intercollegiate Psychedelics Summit 2019 is a two day summit on the science, policy, and clinical applications of psychedelics. We hope to cultivate an intercollegiate psychedelics network and advance the discourse of psychedelic science. It is hosted by the Penn Society of Psychedelic Science, a student group at the University [...]

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Neuroscience Public Lecture Series – “We can, but should we? Ethical considerations in modern neuroscience”

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

We are very excited to announce the Spring 2019 Penn Neuroscience Public Lecture entitled "We can, but should we? Ethical considerations in modern neuroscience". The lecture will be held on Thursday, April 18th at 6:30pm in the Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research. This FREE lecture series will feature [...]

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May 2019

Penn Bioethics Seminar Series: Peter Reiner

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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The mind in your pocket: On the neuroethical implications of smartphones as extensions of our minds. Peter Reiner, VMD, PhD  Professor of Neuroethics Department of Psychiatry University of British Columbia   Tuesday, May 7 12:00 pm Goddard Lab, Room 200 Lunch provided!  

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